Mission Photograph Album - Japan - O.P. #01 Page 0193
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JanOP1-193:1 Kiyomizu Dera, Kyoto. From you one gets a fine view of the
old capital city. The sacred image of the 11 faced 1,000 handed Goddess
of mercy, a little over 5 ft. high, is shown once every 33 years.
JanOP1-193:2 Kiyomizu Dera, Kyoto. Here is one of the 25 places sacred to
Honen Shonin, a great Buddhist close by is a shed containing 100 images of
Jizo Sama - quaint little images with colored bibs for which childless
people or people whose children are dead have a special devotion.
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