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a solemn place

Posted by Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 16 September 2015 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

What's the meaning behind the nail/spike pullers in this temple?

Some emotional or physical pains are so intense that they feel like a spike through the heart, so you come here to pray that the spike be removed.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II 1/40 second F/2.8 ISO 200 50 mm

kuginuki | jizo | temple | 釘抜地蔵

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