The figure in the image above is the Bodhisattva Kṣitigarbha or Jizō and was a gift from my wife upon her return from Japan.
The following is a translation of whatever text is visible in the cardboard insert.
- Keyaki boxwood wood carving
- protect yourself from disaster
- Illness, injury, accident, etc.
- Substitute Jizo
- Shibamata Sonda