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Tomari Jizo泊地蔵

2014.04.07 (Mon)

tomari jizo

According to the famous “Revelations from a Dream”, this Jizo statue is made from a legendary zelkova tree that was pulled from the bottom of the ocean and set in a shrine that overlooks the sea. It is 90cm tall and is housed in Tomari’s 6th ward Jizo temple. It is revered as the protector of both land and sea.

 「夢のお告げ」により、海中から引き揚げられ、海の見えるお堂に安置されたという伝説のケヤキ造りの木像です。像高90cmで像内に「本願軍祐天正十四年一一月二七日敬白」の銘があります。この地蔵は、泊6区の地蔵堂にあり、海陸の守り仏として厚く崇敬されています。

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2 comments

  1. What is a zelkova tree?



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