Quelling the flames

The Mizu-kake Fudo-son 水掛不動尊 at the Hozenji Temple 法善寺 in Osaka, where petitioners throw water on the moss covered stone statue of the Buddhist fire deity, Fudō Myō-ō (不動明王).

shrine precinct

wooden pillar

offertory box

water pump

pumping water

throwing water

fudo myoo statue

 

paper lanterns