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9/28/2011

Ushi Ox (cow, bull) - INFO

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ushi 丑 / 牛 ox, oxen (cow, bull, calf)


The bull is one of the 12 zodiac animals of the Asian lunar calendar.
He is therefore a well-liked animal in folk art and handicraft.

It comes as a papermachee doll, clay doll or clay bell and other materials.


Introduction

. 12 zociac animals 干支  eto, kanshi .

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. Daruma 「 だるま」 .
and more about the Bull and Cow Deities of Japan.

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ushi no dorei 丑土鈴 clay bells
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ushi no ema 丑絵馬 votive tablets
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ushi no hariko 寅張子 papermachee dolls
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. ushi oni, ushioni, gyuuki 牛鬼 "bull-demon" .


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Jizo on the Bull

. Jizo and the Zodiac Animals .
Mitokusan, Temple Sanbutsu-Ji
三徳山三仏寺

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. toogyuu 闘牛 fighting bulls .
ushi no tsuno tsuki, tsunotsuki 牛の角突き getting the horns to clash
bulls fighting, ushi zumoo 牛角力
getting the bulls together, ushi awase 牛合わせ

Iwate
. Kurobeko to Kuma 黒牛と熊 The Black Bull and the Bear .

Niigata
. Ojiya no mokugyuu 小千谷の木牛 wooden fighting bull .

. Okinawa papermachee dolls and stamp 沖縄張り子 .

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ABC - List of Zodiac Animal Toys from the Prefectures


Fukushima
. Akabeko あかべこ Red Cow .
from Aizu Wakamatsu 会津若松

. Yanaizu no neushi, ne ushi 柳津の寝牛 cow lying down .



Hiroshima
ne ushi nori Tenjin 寝牛乗り天神 Tenjin on a lying down cow
tachi ushi nori Tenjin 立ち牛乗り天神 Tenjin on a standing cow
Miyoshi town 三次市



Iwate

kin no bekko 金のべこっこ golden cow
Morioka



Kagawa
ushi nori kodomo 牛乗り子供 children riding on a cow
Takamatsu dolls for a bride 高松嫁入り人形



Nagasaki
gankake ushi 願かけ牛 making a vow with a cow
from Sasebo 佐世保


Niigata
. Ojiya no mokugyu 小千谷の木牛 wooden fighting bull .


Okayama
Kibi ushi 吉備牛 (wooden) cow from Kibi
Sakushuu ushi 作州牛 cow from Sakushu, Mimasaka
made from bamboo


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Tokyo

nadeushi, nade-ushi 撫で牛 / 撫で牛 bull to stroke

The statue is a black stone bull, lying down comfortably to bring a peaceful heart to people who look at it. It is called
ushi no gozen 牛の御前 the honorable bull
at the shrine Ushijima Jinja 牛嶋神社 in Sumida ward, Tokyo.
It also heals all your physical ailments and injuries, if you touch the bull and then your own hurting body part.


The little amulet is a clay doll from Imado and only sold once very 12 years during the "Year of the Bull" 丑年.
Just putting it in your room makes you feel better.


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Wakayama

. The bull from 深草神社 Fukakusa Jinja, .
瓦 clay doll to heal eczema and skin rashes.

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Yamagata

Sasanobori 笹野彫 woodcarved from Sasano
Yonezawa 米沢市, Yamagata

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source : Cow Toys on Stamps
from many countries


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Amulets and O-Mamori
. 12 Zociac animals 干支  eto, kanshi .


. Regional Folk Toys from Japan .

. WKD : Cow (ushi) .


. Tohoku after the BIG earthquake March 11, 2011

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