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A sitting Jizo gathers much moss! | by Marquisde
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A sitting Jizo gathers much moss!

I'm always a sucker for some good moss and this path has hundreds of these fellas with snow around. heaven! Gamman-ga-fuchi Abyss in Nikko.


These statues are of Jizo - a goddess of abandoned and departed children, as well as a protector of travellers in Shinto, the national religion of Japan. People make offerings to the statues by clothing them in red. View On Black

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Taken on March 25, 2010