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Omokage-no-Ido

by Micha F. Lindemans
"Image-well." A sacred well near Idoji. It was created by Kobo, a famous eighth-century Buddhist priest, with his staff. If a pilgrim visiting the well can see Kobo's face in the water before drinking it, good luck will follow. If not, disaster will strike.

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  • Etymology:
    Image-well

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