The intersection of six roads called Rokudo-no-Tsuji

The tourist spot that I will introduce today is the intersection of six roads called Rokudo-no-Tsuji. It is near Kofuku-ji temple in Nara.
There is an entrance of Kofukuji on this stone steps.
The intersection below this stone steps is called the Rokudo-no-Tsuji.

Rokudo-no-Tsuji

It doesn't look like a tourist spot.
At this intersection, the six roads of the stone steps, the slope to the Five-Storied Pagoda, the road heading east, the road to the south, the road to the south side of Sarusawa-ike pond, and the road to the north side of Sarusawa-ike pond intersect.
These six roads also have meaning.
Buddhism has the thought of Rokudo(the six worlds).
1.Tendo(heaven)
The suffering is also extremely few, and it is the world that You spend your whole life as enjoyment.
2.Ningendo(Human Dimension)
It is a world with suffering and pleasure.
3.Shurado(Fighting Dimension)
It is a world that you are quarrelling and fighting all day.
4.Chikushodo(Brute Dimension )
It is a world that people live with almost instinct.
5.Gakido(Hungry Ghosts Dimension )
It is a world suffering from hunger and thirst.
6.Zigokudo(Hell)
It is a world where there is only suffering.
Of course, these roads are not fitted to any roads of the Rokudo-no-Tsuji.
I saw it from the south road.

Rokudo-no-Tsuji

[ Approximate Latitude and Longitude of tourist spots etc. ]
On Google Maps, you can examine the location by latitude and longitude.
The following latitudes and longitudes are not officially announced, they are what I examined.
So they may be wrong.
(1)Rokudo-no-Tsuji: N34.68145 E135.83182


(November 2, 2017)

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