a founding figure of Japanese esoteric Buddhism, is believed by
worshippers at Akukura Mountain Shrine to have visited the mountain
in the distant past and to have appeared to the shrine foundress
in the Shinden depicts Kobo Daishi in the company of the shrine's
of Kobo Daishi on the grounds of the shrine is robed on important
occassions, such as the autumn ancestral memorialization rite.