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Bakejizo
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この地蔵群には「化地蔵-ばけじぞう-」「並地蔵-ならびじぞう-」「百地蔵-ひゃくじぞう-」などの呼び名がある。化地蔵の名前の由来は、みんな似たような姿なので何回数えても数が合わないからという説と、仏教用語の「抜苦与楽-ばっくよらく-」の「抜苦」がつまって「化-ばけ-」となったという説がある。

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Copyright: Masahiro Tomuro
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6324x3162
Taken: 12/06/2010
Uploaded: 12/06/2010
Updated: 04/03/2015
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Tags: jizo; nikko; stone statue
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