Apr 15, 2014

A neighborhood shrine

 Walking home from the culture center where I take my art classes, I stopped, just a few hundred meters from the center, to look at this interesting red building. As my eyes wandered around, I noticed that there was a small shrine in front of it, so I crossed the street to get a closer look.
 It was a little Shinto shrine and was obviously well cared for by someone in the neighborhood.
Inside was a stone. I could seen no sculpting and it appeared to be just as it had been when it had been picked up and moved here. My first thought was that it may have some history that makes it significant to the local residents who leave offerings.

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