March 24, 2012

Statue of Sugawara Michizane

This statue stands in Kameido Tenjin.
Kameido Tenjin is a Shinto shrine dedicated to Sugawara Michizane (845-903) who was a great scholar, poet, also politician.
This statue is 5-year-old Sugawara Michizane.
A poem he composed at the age of 5 is carved on the base of the statue.

These photos were taken on March 12 , 2012.


Malyss said...

Strange, I was thinking it was a girl, but you wrote "He"..Anyway, this statue is very beautyful, i like the very light smile on the face.

crocrodyl said...

Interesting. Beautiful statue.

PinkPanthress said...

The statue is most beautiful! :)

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