The first sutra transcription took place here.
According to the Chronicles of Japan (Nihon Shoki).
In March 673, at Kawaharadera Temple, the transcription of the complete Buddhist scriptures took place, gathering professional transcribers.
That was the very place where Gufukuji Temple’s sutra transcription studio is now located.
In the 1400-year-old first sutra transcription spot in Japan, we prepare such templates as, for the popular Heart Sutra transcribers, for beginners, for children, and some for guests from abroad.
According to a recent study, human brain is likely to have a flash of inspiration when you have a deep concentration on doing things.
When you transcribe the sutra, free of thoughts and feeling the gentle Asuka breeze, you might come up with a flash of inspiration or fresh ideas, and that might be something that you have never experienced before…at the place where the very first sutra transcription was held in Japan.