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Daiji ( 大治) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Tenji and before Tenshō. This period started in January 1126 and ended in January 1131. The reigning emperor was Sutoku-tennō (崇徳天皇).
Events of the Daiji Era
- 1128 (Daiji 3, in the 3rd month): Taiken-mon In ordered the construction of Enshō-ji because of a sacred vow. This was one in a series of "sacred vow temples" (gogan-ji).
- 24 July 1129 (Daiji 4, 7th day of the 7th month): Former-Emperor Shirakawa died at the age of 77.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Daiji" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 139.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 181-185; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 322-324; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 204-205.
- Titsigh, p. 185.
- Varley, p. 200; the six gogan-ji ("superiority" temples) were: 1. Hosshō-ji (Superiority of Buddhist Law); 2. Sonshō-ji (Superiority of Worship); 3. Saishō-ji (Most Superior); 4. Enshō-ji (Superiority of Perfection); 5. Jōshō-ji (Superiority of Becoming); 6. Enshō-ji (Superiority of Duration).
- Brown, p. 323; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 白河天皇 (72); retrieved 2012-5-22.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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