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Temple of Lies


Hidden away in the mountains (Tochigi Prefecture) is this abandoned temple.  Not a great deal is known about it (by me anyway), however I do know that it was run by a corrupt priest.   Scattered all over the floor are small 'Ihai' tablets.  These small ceremonial placards hold the souls of the deceased.   People paid money to the temple and, in return, the priest was supposed to pray each day to the souls of these many loved ones.  The priest was found to be a swindler and, subsequently,  the temple was left to decay.  

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