Jizo figure praying in the leaves – image © Jeffrey Friedl
Jizo is a Bodhisattva much loved by the Japanese. He usually appears as a small stone statue, often barely distinguishable from natural rocks. This one is at Otagi-Nenbutsu-ji Temple in western Arashiyama.
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