Jizo, the Bodhisattva of the Earth Matrix, made in Japan in the 12th century by justine
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justine Jizo, the Bodhisattva of the Earth Matrix, made in Japan in the 12th century
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The Bodhisattva Guanyin, 12th century by justine
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justine The Bodhisattva Guanyin, 12th century
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Hadaka Jizo (Nude Jizo). Denkoji Temple, Nara.Kshitigarbha in Sanskrit) — Jizo is the compassionate Bodhisattva from Buddhist tradition who comes to greet people when they die, particularly children who, in Japan and other Asian cultures, are believed to be too young to understand the teachings of the Buddha and can therefore become stuck on the banks of the river Sai. by terrie
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terrie Hadaka Jizo (Nude Jizo). Denkoji Temple, Nara.Kshitigarbha in Sanskrit) — Jizo is the compassionate Bodhisattva from Buddhist tradition who comes to greet people when they die, particularly children who, in Japan and other Asian cultures, are believed to be too young to understand the teachings of the Buddha and can therefore become stuck on the banks of the river Sai.
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The larger than life Kwan Yin bodhisattva from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City 11th-12th Century by justine
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justine The larger than life Kwan Yin bodhisattva from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City 11th-12th Century
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Jizo-in #kyoto #japan by Pamela Pyne
Jizo statues in Kamakura, Japan. by lovingjulia
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lovingjulia Jizo statues in Kamakura, Japan.
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Jizo Statues in Kamakura, Japan. by esmeralda
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esmeralda Jizo Statues in Kamakura, Japan.
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The Crucifixion - Icon in the Monastery of St. Catherine, Sinai, Egypt, 12th century by lucinda
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lucinda The Crucifixion - Icon in the Monastery of St. Catherine, Sinai, Egypt, 12th century
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In the 12th century, the clothing of aristocratic women was trendsetting. by shelly
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shelly In the 12th century, the clothing of aristocratic women was trendsetting.
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Almedina Arch, a 12th century gateway in the city of Coimbra, Portugal by proteamundi
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proteamundi Almedina Arch, a 12th century gateway in the city of Coimbra, Portugal
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Avalokiteśvara is the Bodhisattva who has made a great vow to assist sentient beings in times of need, and to postpone his own Buddhahood until he has assisted every being on Earth in achieving nirvana.    Evokes: Beauty and Peace by dolores
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dolores Avalokiteśvara is the Bodhisattva who has made a great vow to assist sentient beings in times of need, and to postpone his own Buddhahood until he has assisted every being on Earth in achieving nirvana. Evokes: Beauty and Peace
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Little Jizo statues in Kamakura, Japan by esmeralda
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esmeralda Little Jizo statues in Kamakura, Japan
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Whale Ivory Chess piece in the form of a Warder (Rook) or Pawn, 12th century Scandinavian. by proteamundi
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proteamundi Whale Ivory Chess piece in the form of a Warder (Rook) or Pawn, 12th century Scandinavian.
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Buttons from the 12th century, www.livinghistory.cz by shelly
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shelly Buttons from the 12th century, www.livinghistory.cz
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Door at the round entrance of Temple Church in London built in the 12th century by the Knight Templar by proteamundi
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proteamundi Door at the round entrance of Temple Church in London built in the 12th century by the Knight Templar
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Romanesque codex of the 12th century: Liber Ceritanae: Queen and courtiers. by joanna
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joanna Romanesque codex of the 12th century: Liber Ceritanae: Queen and courtiers.
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Jizo sculpture in Kyoto, Japan… Buddhist guardian of souls, and protector of children and travelers. by lucy
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lucy Jizo sculpture in Kyoto, Japan… Buddhist guardian of souls, and protector of children and travelers.
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Ornament in the Shape of a Lotus Flower ca. 12th century Cambodia Bronze with traces of gilding by millie
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millie Ornament in the Shape of a Lotus Flower ca. 12th century Cambodia Bronze with traces of gilding
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Worstead, Norfolk. England, gives its name to Worsted, a type of cloth made from wool and produced by Flemish weavers who settled in this part of Norfolk in the 12th century by shawn
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shawn Worstead, Norfolk. England, gives its name to Worsted, a type of cloth made from wool and produced by Flemish weavers who settled in this part of Norfolk in the 12th century
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Home of the 12th Man by leigh
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leigh Home of the 12th Man
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Jizo statues, Tochigi, Japan by corina
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corina Jizo statues, Tochigi, Japan
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Chateau at Beynac- The castle was built from the 12th century by the barons of Beynac (one of the four baronies of Périgord in France) to by jonneydangerous
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jonneydangerous Chateau at Beynac- The castle was built from the 12th century by the barons of Beynac (one of the four baronies of Périgord in France) to
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They have no idea why this stegosaurus creature is on the wall of angkor wat... The initial design and construction of Angkor Wat took place in the first half of the 12th century... and the stegosaurus roamed the Earth around 165-195 million years ago.. by diana
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diana They have no idea why this stegosaurus creature is on the wall of angkor wat... The initial design and construction of Angkor Wat took place in the first half of the 12th century... and the stegosaurus roamed the Earth around 165-195 million years ago..
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12th Century by shelly
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shelly 12th Century
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a Korean Kuan Yin, the bodhisattva of compassion by MyohoDane
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MyohoDane a Korean Kuan Yin, the bodhisattva of compassion
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Pattens 12th century in Vézelay, France. by shelly
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shelly Pattens 12th century in Vézelay, France.
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12th century church by MyLittleCornerOfTheWorld
21 century museum of contemporary art Kanazawa in Japan designed by Leandro Erlich. The water is only 50cm deep. by batjas88
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batjas88 21 century museum of contemporary art Kanazawa in Japan designed by Leandro Erlich. The water is only 50cm deep.
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Netsuke in the form of a grazing horse.  Carved and stained ivory. 18th century, Japan.  V Museum by Yes yes, oooh YES!
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Yes yes, oooh YES! Netsuke in the form of a grazing horse.  Carved and stained ivory. 18th century, Japan.  V Museum
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12th century medieval eye surgery in Italy by shelly
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shelly 12th century medieval eye surgery in Italy
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Cuddling Jizo statues at Ohara Sanzen-in temple, Kyoto, Japan by sandra.needsbrown
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sandra.needsbrown Cuddling Jizo statues at Ohara Sanzen-in temple, Kyoto, Japan
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