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2/25/2012

Fukuro auspicious owl

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Fukuro, fukuroo 梟 - ふくろ - 福ろ owl

Because of a pun with the name, the FUKU brings good luck to people.
There is also a pun with

fu kuroo 不苦労 no hardships, no worries

chiebukuro 知恵袋 a wise person - chie no fukuro
. . . CLICK here for Photos !




. O-fukuro おふくろ - お袋 my mother .


福龍は
不苦労(苦労知らず)で不労(不老長寿)ゆえに袋(知恵)となる.




. Daruma and the Owl .


. susuki mimizuku すすきみみずく 
horned owls made from susuki grass .



. 鬼子母神 mimizuku tumbler doll .


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source : www.andesarte.com

Fukuro, as the God of Wisdom 知恵の神

made from gourds 手彫りのひょうたんふくろう

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A golden fukuro for your luck with the dollars!
金運を運んできます.



source : omamoriya.jp

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source : www.ginzado.ne.jp/~tsubogen

fukuro kokeshi wooden dolls

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The God of Wisdom - to help pass an exam
合格祈願/試験/資格取得のお守り



source : joyfulstone


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source : arima-onsen.blog.

key holders ふくろうキーホルダー

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. tsurushibina つるし雛 / 吊るし雛 small hanging hina dolls .






May the girl grow up with no sorrow (fu kuroo) and be as clever and full of wisdom as the owl in the woods.
fukuroo 福朗 with an auspicious body the child draws happiness to itself.


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- ABC - List of fukuro owls from the Prefectures

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. . . . . . . . . . Saitama


source : 北辰の梟

From Chichibu Shrine 秩父神社
For students who use the Tobu Tetsudo Railway to go to their place of the university entrance examination.
西武鉄道では受験生向け

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. . . . . . . . . . Tottori



. Temple Konpira-In 大平山 金毘羅院 .



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. . . CLICK here for Fukuro Daruma Photos !




from temple 永林寺

. . . CLICK here for Fukuro Omamori Photos !


. Reference .


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人生は、転んで起きて、幾山河
jinsei wa koronde okite iku sanga

life is like this
falling down, getting up -
so many mountains and rivers


Wankuru Hausu

With more owl and haiku illustrations
source : kabegami.yanag.net






source :sayama/travelogue






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. WKD - Owl (fukuro, fukuroo, fukurō 梟 ) .


. Regional Folk Toys from Japan .


. Tohoku after the BIG earthquake March 11, 2011

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2 comments:

Gabi Greve - Darumapedia said...

kimekomi ningyoo 木目込人形 Kimekomi dolls
and
Daruma fukuro だるまふくろう Daruma owl
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Gabi Greve said...

Daikoku and Ebisu 大黒と恵比寿 art motives
and both as owls . in many versions !

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https://omamorifromjapan.blogspot.jp/2017/03/daikoku-ebisu.html
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