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Jizo keeping warm | Kamakura, Japan 2012

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Jizo keeping warm | Kamakura, Japan 2012 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, he is seen as the guardian of children, particularly children who died…

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