The Guardian in Buddhism

by Hiroyuki

Peaceful expression

The Guardian in Buddhism

Jizo, a kind of Bodhisattva is ubiquitous in many temples and on roadsides. In Japanese folklores, Jizo appear humorously and kindly.  Jizo is generally thought to be the guardian of children and travellers. Two photos were taken at Hasedera Temple in Kamakura, where in my tour, Kamakura History & neighboring area excursion, is one of destinations. It seems that there are too many stories to talk about there. Why don't you join me?

Pouring water over Black Jizo with wish  

The Guardian in Buddhism


08 Jul 2017


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As I am a 60 year old man, born in Tokyo, graduated from a university in Tokyo and worked for a leading paper wholesale company at its headquarters for 35 years, I am an Edokko or a native Tokyoite. I am familiar with various interesting places in Tokyo and the Kanto area such as historic spots, scenic beauty, entertainment, restaurants and so on. Although I basically provide several regular walking tours for visitors from abroad, I am willing to arrange your tour plan in a customized way according to your interest. If I receive your inquiry, I am ready to hear your interest and what you want to experience, and discuss your plan with you in advance.
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