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The Amida Buddha (daibutsu) at Toukai, Aichi Prefecture

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the great Amida Buddha of Toukai, Aichi Prefecture approaching the Amida Buddha from the front, up the steps shaded by sakura trees
the great Amida Buddha of Toukai, Aichi Prefecture the view at the top of the hill, standing in front of the daibutsu
the great Amida Buddha of Toukai, Aichi Prefecture front and east side view of the daibutsu
the great Amida Buddha of Toukai, Aichi Prefecture east side and back view of the daibutsu
the great Amida Buddha of Toukai, Aichi Prefecture close profile view of the daibutsu from the west side
the great Amida Buddha of Toukai, Aichi Prefecture Amida Buddha seems to rise abruptly above the adjoining lawn and garden of Shuurakuen
the great Amida Buddha of Toukai, Aichi Prefecture communing with Amida Buddha at Shuurakuen
guardian deity guardian deity (niou) to the left when one ascends the front steps
guardian deity guardian deity (niou) to the right when one ascends the front steps
the great Amida Buddha of Toukai, Aichi Prefecture the buddha Jizou and incense-burner in front of the base on which rests the lotus seat (rengeza) of the daibutsu
the great Amida Buddha of Toukai, Aichi Prefecture cenotaph of Yamada Saikichi to the east side and behind the daibutsu

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