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Heian-kyō
Heian-kyō
Heian-kyō
(平安京, literally "tranquility and peace capital") was one of several former names for the city now known as Kyoto
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Edo Shogunate
The Tokugawa shogunate, also known as the Tokugawa bakufu (徳川幕府) and the Edo
Edo
bakufu (江戸幕府), was the last feudal Japanese military government, which existed between 1600 and 1868.[1] The head of government was the shōgun,[2] and each was a member of the Tokugawa clan.[3] The Tokugawa shogunate
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Four Symbols (Chinese Constellation)
The Four Symbols (Chinese: 四象; pinyin: Sì Xiàng, literally meaning "four symbols") are four mythological creatures in the Chinese constellations. They are the Azure Dragon
Azure Dragon
of the East, the Vermilion Bird
Bird
of the South, the White Tiger of the West, and the Black Turtle of the North. Each one of them represents a direction and a season, and each has its own individual characteristics and origins. Symbolically and as part of spiritual and religious belief, they have been culturally important in China, Korea, Vietnam, and Japan.Contents1 History 2 Correspondence with the Five Principles 3 Correspondence with the Four Seasons 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] The Four Symbols were given human names[clarification needed] after Daoism
Daoism
became popular
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Emperor Tenmu
Emperor
Emperor
Tenmu (天武天皇, Tenmu tennō, c. 631 – October 1, 686) was the 40th emperor of Japan,[1] according to the traditional order of succession.[2] Tenmu's reign lasted from 673 until his death in 686.[3]Contents1 Traditional narrative1.1 Events of Tenmu's life 1.2 Buddhism 1.3 Politics1.3.1 Kugyō2 Era of Tenmu's reign2.1 Non-nengō period3 Wives and Children 4 Ancestry 5 See also 6 Notes 7 References 8 External linksTraditional narrative[edit] Tenmu was the youngest son of Emperor Jomei and Empress Kōgyoku, and the younger brother of the Emperor
Emperor
Tenji. His name at birth was Prince Ōama (大海人皇子:Ōama no ōji). He was succeeded by Empress Jitō, who was both his niece and his wife
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Ukyō-ku, Kyoto
Ukyō-ku (右京区) is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto
Kyoto
Prefecture, Japan.Contents1 History 2 Sights 3 Economy 4 Education4.1 Senior High Schools 4.2 Universities 4.3 Others5 Sights of Ukyo-ku 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] The meaning of ukyō (右京) is "on the Emperor's right." When residing in the Kyoto Imperial Palace
Kyoto Imperial Palace
the emperor would sit facing south,[1] thus the western direction would be to his right. Similarly, there is a ward to the east called Sakyō-ku (左京区), meaning "the ward on the Emperor's left." In old times, ukyō was referring to the western part of the capital
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Sakyō-ku, Kyoto
Sakyō-ku (左京区, Sakyō-ku) is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto
Kyoto
Prefecture, Japan.Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 Sights 5 Education 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] The meaning of sakyō (左京) is "on the Emperor's left." When residing in the Kyoto Imperial Palace
Kyoto Imperial Palace
the emperor would sit facing south, thus the eastern direction would be to his left. Similarly, there is a ward to the west called Ukyō-ku (右京区), meaning "the ward on the Emperor's right." In old times, sakyō was referring to the eastern part of the capital, but the present Sakyō-ku is bounded to the west by the Kamo River, and is thus outside the historical capital. It was created in 1929 when it was split off from Kamigyo-ku. Geography[edit] It is located in the north-east corner of Kyoto
Kyoto
city. In the east it borders the city of Ōtsu in Shiga Prefecture
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Sui Dynasty
The Sui Dynasty (/swiː/;[3] Chinese: 隋朝; pinyin: Suí cháo) was a short-lived imperial dynasty of China
China
of pivotal significance. The Sui unified the Northern and Southern dynasties
Northern and Southern dynasties
and reinstalled the rule of ethnic Han Chinese
Han Chinese
in the entirety of China
China
proper, along with sinicization of former nomadic ethnic minorities (the Five Barbarians) within its territory
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Emperor Kanmu
An emperor (through Old French
Old French
empereor from Latin imperator[1]) is a monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. Empress, the female equivalent, may indicate an emperor's wife (empress consort), mother (empress dowager), or a woman who rules in her own right (empress regnant). Emperors are generally recognized to be of a higher honour and rank than kings. In Europe
Europe
the title of Emperor
Emperor
has been used since the Middle Ages, considered in those times equal or almost equal in dignity to that of Pope, due to the latter's position as visible head of the Church and spiritual leader of the Catholic part of Western Europe
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Feng Shui
[fə́ŋ.ʂwèi] hanja =風水WuRomanization fon平 sy上GanRomanization Fung1 sui3HakkaRomanization fung24 sui31Yue: CantoneseYale Romanization fùngséui or fūngséuiIPA [fôŋ.sɵ̌y] or [fóŋ.sɵ̌y]Jyutping fung1seoi2Southern Min Hokkien
Hokkien
POJ hong-suíEastern MinFuzhou BUC hŭng-cūiVietnamese nameVietnamese phong thủyThai nameThai ฮวงจุ้ย (Huang Jui)Korean nameHangul 풍수TranscriptionsRevised Romanization pungsuMcCune–Reischau
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JR West
West Japan Railway Company
West Japan Railway Company
(西日本旅客鉄道株式会社, Nishi-Nihon Ryokaku Tetsudō Kabushiki-gaisha), also referred to as JR-West (JR西日本, Jeiāru Nishi-Nihon), is one of the Japan Railways Group (JR Group) companies and operates in western Honshu
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Nihon Kiryaku
Nihon Kiryaku (日本紀略) is a historical text that categorizes and chronologizes the events listed in the Six National Histories. Notes[edit]   This Japanese history–related article is a stub
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Kyōto Station
Kyoto
Kyoto
Station (京都駅, Kyōto-eki) is a major railway station and transportation hub in Kyoto, Japan. It has Japan's second-largest station building (after Nagoya Station) and is one of the country's largest buildings, incorporating a shopping mall, hotel, movie theater, Isetan
Isetan
department store, and several local government facilities under one 15-story roof
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Teramachi Street
Teramachi Street
Teramachi Street
(寺町通, teramachidōri) is a historical street in Kyoto, Japan, running north-south. The area extending from Shijō Street to somewhat above Sanjō Street is an arcade containing an assortment of shops and services, both traditional and modern. The street's name literally means "Temple Town", similar to English "Templeton", and reflects the large number of temples moved there during Toyotomi Hideyoshi's remodeling of Kyoto
Kyoto
in the 16th century.This Kyoto
Kyoto
Prefecture location article is a stub
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Hanazono Station (Kyoto)
Hanazono Station (花園駅, Hanazono-eki) is a train station in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The station (and surrounding neighborhood) are named for Emperor Hanazono, who had a palace in the area, now the Myōshin-ji
Myōshin-ji
temple complex.Contents1 Line 2 Nearby 3 Layout 4 History 5 Adjacent stations 6 ReferencesLine[edit]West Japan
Japan
Railway Company (JR West) Sagano Line
Sagano Line
(Sanin Main Line)Nearby[edit] Just to the north and east is the major temple complex of Myōshin-ji, and the affiliated Hanazono University (to the east, actually closer to Emmachi Station). Layout[edit] The elevated station has an island platform with two tracks. Track No. 1 is for trains bound for Kyoto
Kyoto
and Track No
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San'in Main Line
The Sanin Main Line (山陰本線, San'in-honsen) is a railway line in western Japan, which connects Kyoto
Kyoto
and Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, operated by West Japan Railway Company
West Japan Railway Company
(JR West). It is the major railway line of the San'in region, approximately paralleling the Japan Sea, crossing Kyoto, Hyōgo, Tottori, Shimane, and Yamaguchi prefectures
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Nishi-Kyōgoku Station
Nishi-Kyōgoku Station
Nishi-Kyōgoku Station
(西京極駅, Nishi-Kyōgoku-eki) is a train station on the Hankyu Railway
Hankyu Railway
Kyoto Line located in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The station opened on November 1, 1928.[2] It is close to the Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium
Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium
and other sports facilities.Contents1 Layout 2 Usage 3 Stations next to Nishi-Kyōgoku 4 References 5 External linksLayout[edit] The station has two side platforms serving a track each.north side ■ Kyoto Line for Kawaramachi and Karasumasouth side ■ Kyoto Line for Osaka (Umeda, Tengachaya), Kita-Senri, Kobe, and TakarazukaUsage[edit] In fiscal 2015 (April 2015 to March 2016), about 7,699,000 passengers used this station annually
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