Jizo images and statues are popular in Japan as Bodhisattva who console beings awaiting rebirth as well as comfort for travelers. As such they are often found along roadsides, paths or even street corners. This jizo is found at Chikurinji a Shingon Buddhist temple, number 31 on the Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage famous for its pond garden. It is allso famous for its spring that is said to be beneficial to those with eye afflictions.
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