Japanese Okinawa White Sitting Shisa pair set H7inc Unglazed from Japan 7628. 100% genuine products have been released in Japan. Material: Okinawa red clay, etc. The roots of Shisa are said to have originated from the Egyptian Sphinx, and are believed to have been transmitted from China to Ryukyu via the Silk Road in Egypt during the Age of Discovery (around the 14th to 15th centuries) of the Ryukyu Kingdom.It is said that Shisa, who spread all over Okinawa as an amulet and guardian deity, takes in happiness (fortune) from the mouth of a male, and the female who closes her mouth does not miss happiness. It is also said that Shisa has the power to purify monsters (Majimushi) rather than remove them. Churaumi Okinawa's guardian deity is also a symbol of marital harmony and is a perfect gift. >> How to place Shisa. Place the male (open mouth) on the right and the female (closed mouth) on the left facing the shisa.
Statues of guardian dogs and Aun are placed at the entrance of the shrine, but this is also a kind of barrier, and it is said that Shisa behaves in the same way as statues of guardian dogs and Aun. It is said that if you turn to the south, it will protect your house from typhoons and prevent water accidents.
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