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Togenukijizo Kogan Temple, Toshima

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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According to the local beliefs at Togenukijizo Kogan Temple, you can protect yourself against diseases and lengthen your life by pouring water from a bamboo ladle over a bodhisattva statue, then wiping it with a towel. Set in the midst of the busy and colorful Sugamo shopping district, the Zen temple of the Soto sect abounds with statues of Togenuki jizo, “a thorn-extracting deity.” Many locals, notably senior women, visit the temple as part of their shopping routine, hoping to spot some local celebrities as they go. Watch monks beating drums, then browse through local shops offering curiosities including red socks and underwear, which can be used in rituals to keep your body's energy flowing efficiently. Using our online itinerary creator, Tokyo attractions like Togenukijizo Kogan Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Sugamo jizo-Dori shopping street is Temple. Togenuki jizo statue at the Temple of the Soto sect of the familiar. Visit Buddha's statues of jizo bosatsu. Called the togenuki jizo can't actually to look for Japanese, attracts lot of faith. Also, matrix is so popular within St kanzeon bosatsu; Heal is called wash Kannon and water, and wash out their bad and has been handed down.
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  • It pierces the splinter in the Palm of your hand my kids cry, I came back. Little ridzuan jizo paper that routinely, my mother said, "Yes, come here" was put in plaster. After a while, frolicking, playing children "not hurt he got a splinter? "And hear and see it! Thorn I got 抜kechi ~! "Skip was hollow. My mother, "thanks to your figure of jizo-San? "I asked," say I "and to smile. Is a story about a little while ago, but I see I really ~! "And though it thinks of the compelling story
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