Takano mountain archiveKoyasan University, Koyasan Archive
Succeeding our tradition and creating new value
University of Koyasan is located at world heritage site of Mt.Koya having over 1200years of tradition and unique enriched history. Vast manuscripts and documents of Japanese history and culture and also Shingon esoteric Buddhism are stored in the library. From these documents, the most important ones are picked to be digitized and archived and released to the public as "Koyasan Archive". Allowing people including researchers from inside out to see the contents, such as esoteric Buddhism, resulting in possible new research. Also with "Koyasan Archive", you can rediscover Koyasan as a fascinating site of esoteric Buddhist religion and Japanese traditional culture.