Garden heads Mossy Jizo statues at Otagi Nenbutsu-ji temple, Kyoto, Japan
Dōsojin (on the left) Dōsojin (Dosojin). Pre-Buddhist Japanese folk deities who administer the border between this world and hell; later incorporated into Japanese Buddhist mythology. The Dōsojin protect mountain passes, crossroads, and village boundaries, obstructing the passage of evil entities and demons of disease. Jizō is the Buddhist counterpart (honjibutsu 本地仏) of the Dōsojin
Stone statue(guardian deity of children)
Stone Double-Jizo Bosatsu Dosojin Buddha Edo 18 c.