Photo of the Day: Watchman

DSC_0081 - Version 2Terrifying, no?

This is Nio-sama. At the entrance to many temples, you’ll find Nio-sama in the first gate, one on the right and one on the left. Their job is to guard the temple from evil people and things.

This Nio-sama keeps watch at Myohon-ji.

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