Friday, March 8, 2013

Fudo Myo O of Shikoku part 2


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More photos of Fudo Myo I encountered while walking around Shikoku on the 88 temple Pilgrimage. This one was by the roadside along the river not far from temple 13 Dainichi-Ji. Often these "folk" images are more evocative than the more expensively produced "high" art of the temples.

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This other small one was by the roadside on the approach to Temple 18, Onzan-ji

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This much newer statue is at Temple 19, Tatsue-ji. Interestingly he is holding a chain rather than a rope.

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The mountaintop temple 20 Kakurin-ji during a typhoon....

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Another folk image by the roadside between temples 21 and 22

1 comment:

  1. Wonderful, and each one an indivitual by himself!
    Thanks so much, Jake

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