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Jizō Bosatsu Photo Tour
JIZŌ BODHISATTVA (Sanskrit = Ksitegarbha)
Guardian of Deceased Children, Expectant Mothers,
Firemen, Travelers, Pilgrims, & Souls in the Underworld

 

 


JIZŌ AS PROTECTOR OF CHILDREN
Photo by Andy Gray at www.japanwindow.com
Jizō at Shiroyama (in Hachiōji, Tokyo)

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Mizuko Jizō at Chōsenji Temple 長泉寺 (near Beppu City, Ōita Prefecture).
The central large image of Jizō with children pulling his robe may be Koyasu Jizō.
Photo by Greg Goodmacher (Onsen Addict).

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Mizuko Jizō at Chōsenji Temple 長泉寺 (near Beppu City, Ōita Prefecture).
Photo by Greg Goodmacher (Onsen Addict).

Jizo at Hase Dera, Kamakura, Japan (Aug. 2006)
Jizō at Hase Dera, Kamakura (Aug. 2006)

Jizo Bosatsu and Stone Markers, Kinubariyama Hiking Trail, Kamakura April 2004
Jizō Bosatsu
Kinubariyama Hiking Trail, Kamakura April 2004
 See Dōsojin (Stone Markers) for Details

Jizo Bosatsu - Modern Painting, Photo Courtesy of Buddhanet.net
Jizō Bosatsu - Modern Painting
Photo Courtesy of www.buddhanet.net

Sitting Jizo (Ksitegarbha) Bosatsu in Japan, Kamakura Era, Treasure of Jufuku-ji
Sitting Jizō Bosatsu (click image for larger photo)
Kamakura Era, Treasure of Jufuku-ji
Photo taken at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu National Museum

Standing Jizo (Ksitegarbha) Bosatsu in Japan, Kamakura Era, Treasure of Jochi-ji
Standing Jizō (Ksitegarbha) Bosatsu
Click image for larger photo
Kamakura Era, Treasure of Jochi-ji
Photo taken at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu National Museum

Jizo images
Three Jizō (from grouping of six)
12 century, Treasure of Chusonji
Courtesy of Meguru #35

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Jizō at Zenyo-in (Inatori City)

Jizo Bosatsu - Morinji Temple, Northern and Southern Dynasties, 1336-1392
Jizō Bosatsu - Morinji Temple
 Northern and Southern Dynasties, 1336-1392

Mizuko Jizo at Hase Dera in Kamakura
Mizuko Jizō (stone)
Hase Dera (Kamakura)

Mizuko Jizo at Hase Dera in Kamakura
Mizuko Jizō (stone)
Hase Dera (Kamakura)

Mizuko Jizo at Hase Dera in Kamakura
Mizuko Jizō
Hase Dera (Kamakura)
New statue (21th Century)
Life-sized wooden statue

Mizuko Jizo at Hase Dera in Kamakura
Mizuko Jizō (wood)
Hase Dera (Kamakura)

Mizuko Jizo at Hase Dera in Kamakura
Mizuko Jizō (stone)
Hase Dera (Kamakura)

Mizuko Jizo at Hase Dera in Kamakura
Mizuko Jizō (stone)
Hase Dera (Kamakura)

Raikoji Temple Jizo of 14th Century by Joko Takuma 131 cm
Jizō Bosatsu (wood)
Raikōji Temple (Kamakura)
14th Century, 131 cm
Carved by Takuma Jōkō 宅間浄宏

Raikoji Temple Jizo of 14th Century by Joko Takuma 131 cm
Jizō Bosatsu (wood)
Raikōji Temple (Kamakura)
14th Century, 131 cm
Carved by Takuma Jōkō 宅間浄宏

Jizo at 7 Lucky Gods Temple, Kamakura
At 7 Lucky Gods Temple
Kamakura

Jizo, next to Kamakura JR Train Station

Jizō
Next to
Kamakura JR
Train Station

Jizo at Tokeiji Temple (Divorce Temple), Kita Kamakura
Jizō at Tokeiji Temple
(Divorce Temple), Kita Kamakura

Jizo at Tokeiji Temple (Divorce Temple), Kita Kamakura
Jizō at Tokeiji Temple
(Divorce Temple), Kita Kamakura

Jizo at Tokeiji Temple (Divorce Temple), Kita Kamakura
Jizō at Tokeiji Temple
(Divorce Temple), Kita Kamakura

Jizo at Enma Hall, Engakuji Temple, Kita Kamakura
Jizō at Enma Hall,
Engakuji Temple, Kita Kamakura

All photos by Mark Schumacher unless otherwise specified
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Mizuko Jizo at Raikoji Shrine in Kamakura Mizuko Jizo at Raikoji Shrine in Kamakura
Mizuko Jizō at Raikoji Shrine in Kamakura

Jizo at Raikoji Shrine in Kamakura Mizuko Jizo at Raikoji Shrine in Kamakura
Mizuko Jizō at Raikoji Shrine in Kamakura

Jizo all dressed up (at Hase Dera in Kamakura)
All dressed up - Jizō at Hase Dera in Kamakura

Roku Jizo (Six Jizo) at Hase Dera in Kamakura
Above and Below
Roku Jizō (Six Jizō) at Hase Dera in Kamakura

Roku Jizo (Six Jizo) at Hase Dera in Kamakura

Roku Jizo (Six Jizo) at Busy Street Intersection, Kamakura
Roku Jizō (Six Jizō) at Busy Street Intersection, Kamakura

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Jizō, the protector of children
Click here for more about Koyasu Jizo (Child-Giving Jizo)


Additional Photos
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Jizo at Koshoji Temple, KamakuraJizo statue at Hase KannonJizo statue at Hase Kannon, Kamakura

Jizo statue at RyutakujiJizo statues at Hase Kannon, KamakuraJizo statue at Ryutakuji


MORE PHOTOS
Photo Tour, Jizō Bosatsu and the 88 Temples of Shikoku
Lots of great photos from the
Health Center Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University

Koyasu Jizo, Temple #22, Shikoku 88
KOYASU JIZŌ, 第22番:平等寺
88 Temples of Shikoku, Temple #22
Photo Tour:
www.kms.ac.jp/~hsc/henro/FJK/jizo/jizo.htm
 Photo courtesy Health Center Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa Univ.


ANOTHER OUTSIDE PHOTO TOUR
Jizō Bosatsu & 25 Stone Bosatsu in Motohakone (元箱根の石仏)
http://www1.kcn.ne.jp/%7Eyosikatu/hakone/rokudou01.htm
Japanese site; just click the “forward” button to scroll thru images.

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