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In Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Emotion, FujiX100V, minimalism, Monochromia, Photography, Words of music on 2020/11/25 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Along with the peach and the citrus, pomegranates are one of the “Three Blessed Fruits” of Buddhist tradition. The story goes that there was a powerful female demon (known as Hariti in India and Kishimo-jin or Karitei-mo in Japan) who kidnapped young children and feasted on them. The Buddha, however, managed to placate her ferocious desire by offering her pomegranates. Soothed by the Buddha’s compassion, she acquired a gentler nature and became the patron goddess of children. She is sometimes depicted holding a pomegranate in one hand a suckling a baby with the other.

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Pomegranate (Punica granatum) ~ in my kitchen a day or so ago ~ Etown ~ November 2020

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