Friday, August 30, 2013

(380) Patron saints

You never know when you will need the help of a kami, especially one as powerful as O-Inari-sama (お稲荷様) the god of rice. Consequently, his shrines can be found everywhere –even on the rooftops of some department stores like Asakusa’s Matsuya.

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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