Sculpture of Asura

 

Sculpture of a three faced Asura deity in Kofuku-ji, Nara, dated from 734, also of interest is Wikipedia’s page of sculptures deemed as a National Treasures. Memories of Todai-ji and the Kongōrikishi sculptures of Unkei, next time hopefully I’ll visit Kofuku- Ji and have the opportunity to see this Asura face to face.

 

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