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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).