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warabe jizo@Sanzen-in #japan #kyoto I love these little guys! I want one for my ailing rock garden (got burnt up in the heatwave this summer). Actually, I want more than one.

mossy Jizo statue at Otagi Nenbutsu-ji temple, Kyoto, Japan. Jizo Bosatsu (Bodhisattva) is one of the most beloved figures of Japanese Buddhism. He is known in particular as the protector of deceased children.