The most highly esteemed Bosatsu, he is capable of rescuing souls from Hell and is therefore extremely popular. He is a protector of road travelers and especially protective towards children, which is nice to know.
Jizo appears to jingle a lot — he has rings on his staff to warn of approach.
Jizo Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: JIZO BOSATSU, O-JIZO-SAMA
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Protection
Area of expertise: Protection
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1051
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Article last revised on September 20, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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