Celebrating the New Year in Japan: Jizo

January 1, 2014 at 5:25 am 1 comment

Asian Art Museum Storyteller, Leta Bushyhead, tells a new year story about Jizo, a deity whose statues are a common sight throughout Japan, especially by roadsides. Traditionally, he is seen as the guardian of children.

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