At the Ruriden mausoleum in Tokyo, families can visit their deceased loved ones in a dreamlike atmosphere created by light-emitting diodes and advanced technologies.

On the walls of the facility, managed by Kokoku Temple, are a total of 2,046 small Buddhist statues made of glass called “ruriki” that emit a different color of light at a different level of brightness and tone depending on the occasion and season via computer-automated control.

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