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These little figures are so sweet, he is called Jizo (地蔵) Jizo are stone images placed along pathways. They look like little monks and indeed their origin was influenced by Buddhism. But they belong more to folk beliefs. He is the protector of women, children, and travelers in the six realms of existence. Jizo is special to pregnant women and to those whose children have died.

These little figures are so sweet, he is called Jizo (地蔵) Jizo are stone images placed along pathways. They look like little monks and indeed their origin was influenced by Buddhism. But they belong more to folk beliefs. He is the protector of women, children, and travelers in the six realms of existence. Jizo is special to pregnant women and to those whose children have died.

Stone statues at Otagi Nenbutsu-ji temple, Kyoto, Japan. (Click to view larger image).

Stone Statues At Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple, Kyoto, Japan (Louw Photography) This Photo was uploaded by

Sentai (Mizuko) Jizou #1 - Kamakura, Kanagawa

Sentai (Mizuko) Jizou #1 - Kamakura, Kanagawa

Rakan stone scultures, 嵐山 愛宕念仏寺 Otagi Nenbutsu-Ji

whimsical stone sculptures of Rakan (disciples of Shaka, the founder of Buddhism) permanently installed at Otagi Nenbutsu-Ji Temple in Kyoto, Japan.

Otagi Nenbutu-ji, the temple of 1,200 rakans 愛宕念仏寺

Photo of Otagi Nenbutu temple愛宕念仏寺

Kyoto, Japan 紅葉の古都 京都(北嵯峨:護法弁財天~愛宕念仏寺):

紅葉の古都 京都(北嵯峨:護法弁財天~愛宕念仏寺) (嵐山・嵯峨野・太秦・桂

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Japan Collection Healing Ksitigarbha / made of Granite / JIZO 地蔵 / H 19 cm

Japan Collection Healing Ksitigarbha / made of Granite / JIZO 地蔵 / H 19 cm

Japan Collection Healing Ksitigarbha & made of Granite & JIZO 地蔵 & H 19 cm

☾   If you wait for the perfect conditions, you will never get anything done  ☾.

"As rain falls equally on the just and unjust, do not burden your heart with judgements but rain your kindness equally on all.

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