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Guardian of the sea : Jizo in Hawaiʻi

Author: John R K Clark
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In coastal areas, fishermen and swimmers also look to Jizo, one of the Buddhist deities in Japan for protection. In response to numerous drownings, Jizo statues were erected near dangerous fishing  Read more...

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Named Person: Kshitigarbha, (Buddhist deity); Kshitigarbha.
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John R K Clark
ISBN: 9780824831585 0824831586
OCLC Number: 122291643
Notes: "A latitude 20 book."
Description: xvii, 192 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Casting for Ulua --
Stores, clubs, and tournaments --
Jizo the protector --
Jizo on Oʻahu --
Jizo on Kauaʻi --
Jizo on Maui --
Jizo on Molokaʻi --
Jizo on Lānaʻi --
Jizo on Hawaiʻi (the Big Island) --
Jizo and Ebisu --
Jizo in Japan as a guardian of the sea --
Jizo on the north shore --
Kawaihāpai Jizo --
Kawailoa Jizo --
Wahiawā Kawamori Jizo --
Wahiawā Ryusenji Soto Mission --
Haleʻiwa Jizo --
Warning signs --
Honolulu Japanese Casting Club --
Zensaku Uchibori --
Jizo on the south shore --
Statue ordered --
Statue erected --
Statue destroyed --
Statue replaced --
Sentaro Otsubo --
Pālolo Kwannon Temple --
Pilgrimages --
Eighty-eight temples of Shikoku, Japan --
Lāwaʻi International Center, Kauaʻi --
Waimea Shingon Mission, Kauaʻi --
Kona Koyasan Daishiji Mission, Big Island --
Shingon Shu Hawaiʻi, Oʻahu --
Hichi Kasho Meguri, Oʻahu --
Hawaiʻi Jizo Meguri, Oʻahu --
Drownings in Hawaii.
Responsibility: John R.K. Clark.
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