Protect the country Rinzai Zen ( Taipei Yumen Street on the 9th ) belonged to a branch of Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism Myoshin-ji Temple faction, Mountain Road Town, Nanshan ( mountain temple in Japan called ) , was founded in 1900 ( Meiji 33 years ) was completed in 1911 ( Taisho reign ) , June 21, 1912 at the parish seat safety Buddha ceremony is Taiwan's only known Buddhist temple in the name of protecting the country .
Early Japanese rule in Taiwan , Japan denominations preaching sermon in the Soto sect of Zen and Rinzai ( Myoshin faction ) has been positive . Cao Jian Taipei in Taipei Eastgate other homes , places early Rinzai Zen Rinzai protect the country as a base camp preaching ; subsequently Rinzai sermon focused southward , Kaiyuan Temple in Tainan in Taiwan to become the headquarters of Rinzai Zen , Rinzai care national Temple in Taipei sermon became the core . Based Minde Photo Studio ( Taipei ) in 1941 issue of the " Taiwan's Buddhist name traces Treasures" , formerly known as " iron True Home" Beitou Puji Temple , also Rinzai sect Myoshin faction in Taipei missionary stronghold.
Then came the Taiwan Buddhist sects in Japan a few, but the fourth Taiwan Governor of children Yuyuan Taro Rinzai alone on the election , with the Taiwan Governor-General 's position to support , which is due to children Jade individual's religious beliefs and protect the country with his Zen Temple pioneer ancestors Meishan Xuan show ( 1858 -1920 years ) due to personal relationships . Meishan Xuan Sakai, Osaka Prefecture show Shannan Longxing Temple monks were also Yuyuan Taro Rinzai university seniors .
Outset mysterious show master a pedestrian temporary Shihlin temple Jiantan Temple sermon , 1900 children Jade Governor to make mysterious show guru smoothly preaching , so they help achieve Lin Family in Maruyama Park west side donated land for the Round Hill Abode . June 1900 to proceed with site preparation works , for children Jade Governor in July 1, 1900 Ode poem < Send Yuan Town, Nanshan > --- "It's not human hundred feet Taiwan , Zen off only near Bishan open . A Qing Qing He absolutely quiet voice , Miles Town call Yoshiya . . " After the successful preaching , believers gradually increased, so Maruyama Abode will expand the scale and converted to " protect the country town Nanshan Rinzai Zen ." Taiwan was still in the political and social turmoil of the period, child jade Governor hopes Buddhist religious forces in the colonial rule , the name " Temple Town protect the country " meant southern Taiwan as a springboard into China , " Town " actually includes the word China southern range , including means.