Kansai Window TV

Non- Japanese residents introduce the charms of Kansai. (Vol.2)

Koyasan was founded by Kobo Daishi Kukai. He was born in what is known as Shikoku island today and at the age of 18 he entered college in Kyoto to study Chinese classics and Confucianism. Eventually, he grew dissatisfied with his academic studies and found himself entering into Buddhist asceticism at just the age of 20.