statue at Mibudera temple in Japan
, depicted with children and bibs.
Short for 地蔵菩薩 (じぞうぼさつ, Jizō Bosatsu), itself a translation of the Sanskrit "Kṣitigarbha bodhisattva".
地蔵 (hiragana じぞう, romaji Jizō)
- Kṣitigarbha, the bodhisattva who looks over children, pregnant women, travelers, and the underworld.