38.Family crest of Nambu Nobunao
9 stars on chests of 2 cranes
Male & female cranes facing each other, spreading their wings. You can see 9 stars drawn on each of their chests.
What do the 9 stars mean?
- 9 stars appear in Ancient Hindu astrology, and it found its way into Japan with the teaching of Buddha.
- The big star in the middle represents Saturn. Ancient India is the origin of Buddhism.
Castle's name that stamp this family crest