The deity of the Kanjizai-ji temple temple is called Benzaiten. She is one of the seven gods of fortume. She is a deity of treasure and arts. She is said to prevent natural disasters and bring rich harvest.
fortune of the gods
In Japanese kaeru means “frog” but can also mean “change.” Thus, the kaeru frogs can change (kaeru) bad luck to good, poor to wealthy, sick to healthy, etc. This stone statue is near the Kanjizai-ji temple.
outside the kanjizai-ji temple
a golden frog