Yakushi-ji Temple in Keihoku Hosono-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City has specially unveiled the secret Buddha, ''Yakushi Ruriko Nyorai.'' Visitors offered prayers to the main image, and after chanting sutras, they burned daikon radish and enjoyed the flavors of winter with local residents.

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