|@||5, Yuhigaokacho, Tennoji-ku|
|m Shitennojimae Yuhigaoka nby Tanimachi
about 100m to the west
| The tomb is familiar with people called
Ietaka was a selector ordered by the Emperor of gthe Shinkokin wakasyuh(collection of 31-syllable Japanese poems), who was classed with Fujiwara Teika as a famous 31-syllable Japanese poet of the early years of Kamakura period.
He lived in a hermitage around here in the second year of Katei(1236), where he practised gNissokanh which is the meditation of the sun.
The landname of Yuhigaoka, the hill of the setting sun, is said to stem from his hermitage's name.
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The Uemachi-daichi kita course