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ShiShi the Guardian Lion

Mar 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Museums, Photo Gallery, Tokyo and Vicinity

ShiShi, Guardian Lions, are often found guarding either side of a Shinto Shrine but they are commonly used a decorative elements for homes and businesses as  they are believed to protect against or ward of evil.  The Guardian Lions are just one way of determining the difference between a temple and a shrine – do […]