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Temple for Lost Babies

While in Japan in the 80′s, and wandering through many side roads, I came across a little temple that intrigued me and I entered. I was fascinated by all the clothing and mementos of babies, and was told it was a temple  dedicated to lost babies and prostitutes. The latter because of the plight of women and the babies they gave birth to.

I was very moved by this and felt it was an awful thing that we did not acknowledge it in the west. So here is a place for the memory of the precious child or children we have lost. It is a place to leave mementos of such babies, and to remember them with love.


 




Hopefully we can built

this temple together




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