memorial; carving (ritual & belief: representations)

Memorial stone, ita-hi, depicting seated Nyoirin Kannon Cintamanicakra, a form of Avalokiteshvara. The inscription indicates that the figure was erected in memory of a girl who died, aged 5, on the date Houei 5, September (September 1708). It gives her holy name also, 'Kourin-shinnyo'.

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