Jizo guardians:

The Record (Troy, NY) - - WEATHER -

Pin­wheels whirl in the breeze in rows of small stone stat­ues of Jizo, or the guardian de­ity of chil­dren, Thurs­day in Tokyo. Jizo, which is one of the most beloved fig­ures of Ja­panese Bud­dhism, is be­lieved to pro­tect de­ceased chil­dren.

EU­GENE HOSHIKO — THE AS­SO­CI­ATED PRESS

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