JIZO BOSATSU, Mt. Koya, Japan Jizo Bosatsu in his role as protector of travelers and pilgrims at a Buddhist inn on Mt. Koya. He stands on a lotus with a row of infants at his feet, signifying his role as guardian of children. Jizo is the only bodhisattva (Bosatsu) who is depicted as a monk with a shaven head and a monk’s kesa. He holds the six-ring staff in his right hand which when shaken awakens one from delusion. In his left hand he holds the wish-fulfilling jewels that bestows blessings on those who suffer. Timothy McCoy photographed this image in 2002 at Mt. Koya, Japan, in 35mm format under available light conditions using transparency film. He printed it in 2008 on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag archival paper with an Epson 9800 printer using 3-K archival Ultrachrome inks. The mat is 4-ply, museum-quality, acid-free, unbuffered mat board. The image is printed in the following limited editions: 50 are 20 x 16 in. (mat size 32 x 29 in.) 100 are 14 x 11 in. (mat size 20 x 17.5 in.) Click on INFORMATION to call or email for prices.