immortal wishes:
labor and transcendence
on a Japanese sacred mountain

Ellen Schattschneider

Duke University Press (2003)

Teaching Resources

Sacred Places

Oishi Jinja

This blue-robed Jizo statue is understood as a protector of children. Pinwheels and other toys, including a Micky Mouse toy, are visible to the left.


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