• Kamakura Daibutsu

    The Great Buddha of Kamakura, or Kamakura Daibutsu, is the second tallest Daibutsu in Japan. It was cast in bronze in 1252 A.D. The statue is on the grounds of Kōtoku-in, a Buddhist temple in Kamakura…

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  • 100 Images, Nikko.

    A view of some of the Hundred Jizō, just outside of Nikko. Jizō, a bodhisattva, is seen in the Japanese Buddhist tradition as the guardian of children, and in particular, children who died before thei…

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  • Temple bell, at Kawasaki.

    Likely the temple bell for the Kawasaki Daishi, a large Buddhist temple in the city of Kawasaki. Two men and two boys stand at the base of the large bell. A few other structures in the temple complex…

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