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Togenukijizo Kogan Temple, Toshima

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Religious Site
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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  • In the early afternoon on a weekday visit. It was about when I visited are located around the deity of good order to pray for guidance rail is waiting for few people. That is to put the money in the box, before the piles of white towel was sold brand new towels before the learned. I thought it is good luck if you buy from good wish.
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  • There was line togenuki jizo in the back of your eyes to water. Also stores crammed to near the entrance.
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  • Of the deity and the temple is closed and does not look like you are. To break the tastiest small, but good.
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