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O-Jizō-san and the souls of childen - Mythic Japan
When I visited the Ruriji temple, a series of paintings depicting the passage of souls after dead was being exhibited. One of the images showed O-Jizō-san and the souls of children by the Sai beach on the Sanzu river. In the book “Glimpses of an Unfamiliar Japan” (1894), Lafcadio Hearn reproduces the story of O-Jizō-san and the souls of childen….