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2014 / Shikoku and Hiroshima tour to visit Jizo temples and atomic-bomb survived statues, March 15-21 in Japan

Shikoku Pilgrimage #36 Seiryuji in Tosa

  In cooperation with Jizo Peace Center in Pine Mountain near Los Angeles, Cultural News provides a program of the visit to Jizo temples in Shikoku and the visit to atomic-bomb survived Jizo in Hiroshima from March 15, 2014, through March 21, 2014. Cultural News editor Shige Higashi will lead this tour, make arrangements...
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2013 / A photo exhibition of atomic-bombed Jizo statues begins in Little Tokyo, August 2-6

20130717 Web JACCC Hibaku Jizo with Logo

  + + Hibaku Jizo Photo Exhibiiton August 2-6, 2013, 10 am – 5 pm Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Little Tokyo Jizō statues are sometimes accompanied by a little pile of stones and pebbles, put there by people in the hope that it would shorten the time children have to suffer in...
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2013 / Arts festival and Jackson Browne concert to honor a Hiroshima girl of “Thousand Paper Cranes” story, August 3 – 6

  In a stirring remembrance of the atomic bomb dropping on Hiroshima, Japan 68 years ago, The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC) will host Remembering Sadako: Folding for Peace from August 3–6 in Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles. The four day event will promote peace through the arts, culminating with a...
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2013 / Hiroshima photographer discovers “Jizo” stone figures which survived A-bomb

20130717 July P01 Hibaku Jizo BookCover

  Cultural News, July 2013 Issue “Jizo” is the Japanese name of one of bodhisattva. Jizo is a beloved figure of Japanese Buddhism. Stone figures of Jizo populate cemeteries, temple grounds, and country roads. Often several Jizo stand together, dressed in bids or children’s clothes. Photo documentary book “Silent Witness: Hiroshima’s Hibaku Jizo” is...
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