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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D80
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Guan Yin - the Kanzeon by jyoujo Guan Yin - the Kanzeon by jyoujo
観 世 音 - 大 須 漢 音

"...it's facial expression is tender and gentle..." guān yīn , the mighty goddess of mercy is commonly called Kannon-Sama ( the salvation goddess ).It is the most popularly worshiped Buddhist saint in Japan.People believe that Kannon-sama would grant their wishes.
The principal image of Osu kannon is the statue of Kanzeon-bosatsu.It was carved by kobo-daishi who was a priest in the fast of Heian era.

ps : guān yīn is know in japan as Kanzeon.
Jyoujo is culture too :D

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nephthis Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2009
Ooo!! More culture, more culture!! I love when we get a story that goes behind the picture.
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jyoujo Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2009  Student Photographer
:glomp:
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MaithaNeyadi Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
very nice shooot .. ^____^
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Cedautinger Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love that picture, keep doing such a great job! :)
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MyRomeo Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009  Student Writer
Agggh. xD SO AWESOME. XD Good coloring and I like the black border. Nice angle! Gaaaah~ -fangirls about-
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AkechiChiro Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009
Awesome, I really like the tone and contrast. I can't wait to see more statues, my fav gallery is quickly becoming your gallery, now if only I could get money around for a few prints...
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fauxpeanut Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009
Love it! :heart: May I ask though, why there are black bars on the top and bottom?
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:iconjyoujo:
jyoujo Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009  Student Photographer
no reason,just to be different.
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:iconfauxpeanut:
fauxpeanut Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009
Ah. Looks like a widescreen movie :)
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LEmoNmerANGuE Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009
The colors in this shot are amazing! Plus it's so clear and concise.
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SwmnYin Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009
This is a very nice shot. It looks so professional. I like how the statue is so clear against everything else. :heart:
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:iconjyoujo:
jyoujo Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009  Student Photographer
thank you,i am doing my best with statues and trying something out.
thanks a lot!
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SwmnYin Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009
You are quite welcome. I think you're doing a wonderful job. :love:
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:iconjyoujo:
jyoujo Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009  Student Photographer
i see you quire often in my submissions,i am thankful for that.
for all the support and comments.I know i don't reply that often but,i read them all.
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SwmnYin Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009
:D I bet you do! I try to be very supportive of the artists I choose to watch and you're definitely one of them.

It's okay that you don't reply often. I don't mind that at all. You do when you can and you're always very kind. I'm happy that you share your world with us. :love:
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AoiShu Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009
mmm correct me if I'm wrong, is this in Kurama?
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:iconjyoujo:
jyoujo Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009  Student Photographer
this is in Osu Kannon.
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AoiShu Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009
sorry, looked a bit similar to the little statue at Kurama entrance.
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Kanawati Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
guan yin :).. the bodhisattva of compation :) om mane padme hung :)
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Kanawati Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
guan yin :).. the bodhisattva of compation :) om mane padme hung :)
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