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There was a time when the whole country was still young, and everyone was looking at all things with a lively feeling like a boy, once only among you.


The book goes around and tries to tell you about it again.


Originally, small people were like reading books with pictures, listening to various things in their eyes and listening to and remembering good old tales.


Many birds coming to the hedgerow trees fluttered around and added to the story while being explained about their whining.


The various stone statues on the banks of the road seemed to be nodding and smiling at the children who knew old tales.


Among them, Jizo was the most nostalgic person to think about those days after he got older.


The size is usually about twelve children, and I remember it because my face is more like a human than a Buddha.


And so were many more legendary administrators.


It seems that Ishijizo had the largest number of stories, each village having its own story.


These children's long-term friends are likely to disappear soon, so let's talk about the three or four stories left in the book instead of the children 100 years ago.


The Jizo that has been famous since ancient times is that it is a Jizo that takes the place of the Jizo, which takes the place of a god of faith, and later sees an enemy arrow standing on its back. Is mysterious.


If you become a Jizo who has a deep relationship with the land, you will work for the village without asking for it, and there will be more people coming to worship after a surprising event, so in particular, Jizo was all grateful that he has a lot of sympathy for agriculture.


Jizo without foot washing sometimes takes the form of a peasant and comes to help on busy days.


When Mizuhiki Jizo was running out of water in the rice field, he gently cut the groove to draw water only in this rice field, which sometimes caused him to be upset by the neighboring village. No one was angry, and I was just impressed.


Nastori Jizo is also a sympathy for farmers and is enshrined in many villages in eastern Japan.


The closest thing to my current home is the vow to keep the wild horses calm in the Nasoji Jizo of Enmei-ji in Kamisaku-en, and the Jizo I heard in the sound even to the south of Oshu.


On the day of rice planting in this village, when the horse of the owner's house was in trouble, I was suddenly quiet as soon as an unfamiliar kid came and took his mouth.


The next day, when Osho of the temple went to read the Sutra, he saw that the feet of the statue had mud.


Then, it was known that the little boy yesterday was Jizo-sama, and it became very popular.


(New article Musashi culture.


Kanagawa | Sakunobu Kamikoga, Tachibana-gun


However, even in the temple called Gokurakuji Temple of Hachioji, this is not Jizo, but the main deity Amida was called Natori | Nyorai.


I was in trouble because the farmer didn't cultivate the rice fields in the temple that used to be in this neighborhood in the olden days, but a priest appeared and said he helped him by picking his horse's nose.


For some reason, this Amida Nyorai is a Buddha who has a slightly unusual face with open lips and visible teeth, so he said that he also called him a toothpaste Buddha.


(Same as above.


Hachioji City, Tokyo Prefecture | Koyasu)


Jizoson, located under the Utsugaya Pass in Suruga, was created by Prince Shotoku, but it was also known as Nastori Jizo.


I used to take a sickle and dedicate it to a farmer in Haibara-gun, who helped me with a snout of a cow. Let's


At one point, he went out to the food-ceremony ceremony at the temple in Mt. Nikko and said he ate so much, and he had the name Sorai Jizo.


(Surugoku magazine.


Shizuoka Prefecture|Utsuya, Tamura, Abe District)


 The snout is a stick of only six shaku.