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Category:Thousand Jizo

English: one thousand bodies of Jizo (Sentai Jizō). The monk Enkū carved 100,000 images of Buddhas and bodhisattvas including one thousand Jizo wood sculptures. In one Jizo garden in Japan, one thousand Jizo images are hidden among the tress. It is said that a person who looks long and carefully enough will find their own face on one of these Jizos.
Français : mille Jizo (Sentai Jizō : 1000 Jizō) - Au XVIIème siècle, le moine japonais Enkū a accompli le voeu de sculpter 100.000 images de Bouddhas et de Bodhisattvas, dont 1.000 images de Jizo.

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