Kihara Stone Statues, Usuki

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  • In the precincts of Manzuki-ji Temple, which is located right next to the Usuki stone Buddha group, there is a statue of Agata Nio and a statue of Nio Kugata, whose lower body is buried in the soil. It is a humorous expression of the eyeball like Ultraman. According to the description, it is estimated that it was built from the Kamakura period to the Muromachi period.
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  • There is a temple called Full Moon Temple in the same area as the National Treasure Usuki stone Buddha, which represents Japan. A pair of Nio statues on the south side of the Mangetsu-ji Temple is called the Kihara Stone Buddha. This is the first time i have ever seen a unique image of Nio. I don't know if it's unique or scary, but even if it's small, the impact is perfect. It was not on the niogate or the table, but it seemed to be standing on the ground, but when you look closer and look closely, it's not standing on the ground, and the lower body is buried in the ground...
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