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Jizo Army

Jizo Army © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Kamakura, Japan. The Hase-Shrine in Kamakura holds a number of Jizos of various sizes. These are just a few.

Jizo

Jizo © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. In Japan, Ksitigarbha, known as Jizō, or Ojizō-sama as he is respectfully known, is one of the most loved of all Japanese divinities. His statues are a common sight, especially by roadsides and in graveyards. Traditionally, … Continue reading