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Shibarare Jizo: The Rope-Tied Jizo

Every Jizo in every village has a story.  This is the story of Shibarare Jizo.   He is completely covered with ropes people have tied around him while making wishes.  The most well known Shibarare (Shi-ba-ra-re) Jizo is at Narihira Temple in Tokyo.  In my search to understand this Jizo, I found this story from the [...]

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