Japanese God of thunder 雷神

The Thunder God Raijin (雷神) is one of the eldest Shinto Gods. By beating the drums he carried with him he created thunder. This sculpture can be found at Sanjūsangendō temple in Kyoto, Japan.

National Treasure of Japan, wooden statues of 12 God, property of Kofuku-ji temple, Japan

National Treasure of Japan, wooden statues of 12 God, property of Kofuku-ji temple, Japan

Miroku Bosatsu statue at Koryu-ji Temple, Kyoto, Japan - National treasure of Japan.

Japanese National Treasure, Miroku Bosatsu statue at Koryu-ji Temple, Kyoto, Japan. This Buddha is said to be the most beautiful Buddha in Japan

Kyoto, Japan- Otagi-Nenbutsu-Ji

Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple in Kyoto, Japan - Carved Rakan (Buddhist Disciples)

Japanese National Treasure, Miroku Bosatsu statue at Koryu-ji Temple, Kyoto, Japan

Japanese National Treasure, Miroku Bosatsu statue at Koryu-ji Temple, Kyoto, Japan. This Buddha is said to be the most beautiful Buddha in Japan

Japanese National Treasure, Statues of Raijin (thunder god) 雷神像(三十三間堂) ---------- #japan #japanese

The Thunder God Raijin (雷神) is one of the eldest Shinto Gods. By beating the drums he carried with him he created thunder. This sculpture can be found at Sanjūsangendō temple in Kyoto, Japan.

Japanese National Treasure, Statues of the 5 Great Bodhisattvas - Kongoho Bosatsu 金剛宝菩薩座像(東寺)

金剛宝菩薩坐像-kongouhoubosatuzazou- (bodhisattva) One of bodhisattvas. The solid mandala was completed to 東寺. Five in the bodhisattva who appears in a 金剛界(kongoukai) mandala are called 五大菩薩(five bodhisattva).

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