Categories
Uncategorized

todayintokyo:

Psychedelic fox explosion! This
skulk of foxes can be seen at Keihin Fushimi Inari Jinja (京濱伏見稲荷神社), which was established in Kawasaki in 1951 to revive the area after World War II. The shrine is guarded by 108 foxes.The number has a special significance in Japanese Buddhism:
it refers to the 108 temptations a person must overcome to achieve nirvana.
(This is a Shinto shrine, not a Buddhist temple, but the line between the two religions can be blurry in Japan.)

These foxes protecc