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Japan - Temple of Kwannon at Mizusawa Featured Print

Japan - Temple of Kwannon at Mizusawa

Lantern slide of Temple of Kwannon at Mizusawa. Mizusawa Temple, founded over 1000 years ago, plays an important religious role as one of the 33 sites of the Kanto Kannon Pilgrimage. It hosts a variety of religious buildings, which are all well maintained. The temple is situated on the mountain side, affording a nice view from many points. The temple is devoted to Kannon, the goddess of compassion in Japanese Buddhism. An 11-faced, thousand-handed statue of the deity is the temple's main object of worship, and is never displayed publicly. Part of Box 157 Japan, Boswell Collection, slide no. 48. Spelling is Kannon, not Kwannon, in the present Date: circa 1890s

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