Saturday, February 21, 2015

Fudo Myo at Ryuo-in


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This rather fine Fudo statue is in front of Ryuo-in, a Shingon temple in the Miyaki District of saga Prefecture.

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Also known as Saga Naritasan, it was founded in the mid Tenth Century.

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The Honzon (main deity) is none other than Fudo Myo-O.

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I didn't go into the main hall as it was very busy, so not sure what the Fudo there was like, however there was a secondary hall that has this one.

1 comment:

  1. Very interesting this variety of statues of the same deity!
    This diversity results only of the artist's work or is justified by local or regional specificities

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