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Jizo is one of the main deities of Amida Buddha and is a popular modern deity in the Jodo and Shingon sects. According to Buddhist teachings, all living beings are born into one of the six states of existence (Samsara – the cycle of birth and death), and each is destined for death and rebirth…

By admin October 2, 2020 Off

Japanese mythology

An oni is an imaginary evil demon described in history books written in 8th century Japan. They have an angry expression, horns and fangs, and are dressed in a tiger’s skin-like garment. Ancient rulers sometimes considered political and religious enemies as “”demons”” and used them as an excuse to conquer them. Ogres appear in many…

By admin September 22, 2020 Off