Kisshousouji is a Buddhist temple of Honzan-shugenshu sect located in Chihara, Gose City, Nara Prefecture. It is said that Enno gyoja was born where this temple is located. Enno gyoja, also known as Enno Ozunu, is recognized as the father of Shugendo which is an ancient Japanese religion. The temple houses the statue of Enno gyoja and the statue of his mother ,Shiratome, in its gyojado. “Otondo at Chihara” is the biggest festival of this temple. It is a fire festival held on the night of January 14 annually. Two gigantic torches, 5m in height are lit to foresee what will happen during the year.