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Kawanabe Buddhist Altars

Kawanabe Town in Minami Kyushu City has long since had a close relationship with Buddhism as seen in the Buddhist images carved on stone walls, and the hidden Nenbutsu or Buddhist invocation.
The Buddhist sanctums made in this area are critically acclaimed for their splendour and durability. The seven steps of woodwork, engraving, altar, metalwork, lacquering, painting, and finishing touches, are done almost entirely by hand.

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