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Jizo statues in Osaka temple that gives calm.

Jizo Buddha-like statues in temples serve to protect children, woman and travellers. Someone there told me that red clothing are for statues respresenting children who passed away. But yellow is for a child who did overcome the illness.

TAGS: Japan, Statue, Temple

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Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland
Member since 2019
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© Katarzyna Plich.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2017
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 7, 2019, 12:40 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: SLT-A57
Focal Length: 26mm
Shutter Speed: 1/14
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO3200
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PHOTO LOCATION Osaka, Japan