Dainichi Nyorai statue by Unkei (unknown-1224), Japan: property of Tokyo National Museum
Ōtsu-e of Shōmen Kongōyasha (Vajrayaksha), 17th century. Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975 (1975.268.142) #Halloween
Kwan Yin* Arielle Gabriel, author of The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel is a Buddhist who writes about the miracles of Kuan Yin in her book The Goddess of Mercy & The Dept of Miracles, when she suffered financial disaster in the mercenary city of Hong Kong *
Finial for a Buddhist staff (Khatvanga), early 15th century. China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.Gift of Florence and Herbert Irving, 2015 (2015.500.6.13).
Kaikei (Japanese, active 1183–1223). Fudō Myōō, early 13th century. Kamakura period (1185–1333). Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation, 2015. (2015.300.252a, b) | This work is exhibited in the “Celebrating the Arts of Japan: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection” exhibition, on view through January 22, 2017 #AsianArt100