|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Period:||Edo Period (uncertain)|
Meiji Period (uncertain)
|Date Made:||18th Century - 19th Century|
|Iconography:||God of Fury|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Miss Lydia T. Morris, 1916|
|Other Number:||LE492 - Other Number|
Black lacquer portable shrine with chased brass trimmings and gold leaf ornate gold interior. This shrine contains a wooden figure of Daiitoku Myo-o (Sanskrit: Yamantaka), one of the five Myo-o, Wisdom Kings. He is the destroyer of death and has power to fight pain and poison. This ferocious form is six-headed, six-armed, six-legged and stands on a water buffalo. He is holding a drawn bow, a weapon used against evil. In addition, he holds a baton, vajra, trident and wheel, symbols of Buddhist power and authority.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Japan Gallery (21 Oct 2012 - 2018)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Loan Exhibition - Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies, and Charms and Implements For Divination (16 Apr 1892)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue] Possehl, Gregory L., and Ch'eng-mei, Chang, and Peters, Heather A., and Lyons, Elizabeth. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 9,16||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Catalogue, Exhibition] Culin, Robert S. 1892. Loan Exhibition: Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies and Charms and Implements for Divination.. University of Pennsylvania, Department of Archaeology and Paleontology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg.127, no. 492||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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