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Characteristic Buddhas from Rakuyaji Temple
Twenty Buddhist sculptures from the Heian period (10th–12th century) are on view from Rakuyaji temple, an ancient temple of the Tendai sect located in Koka City, Shiga Prefecture, in the special exhibition The Hidden Buddha from Rakuyaji Temple, Shiga (Tuesday, September 13–Sunday, December 11, 2016).
Here we feature 12 of the Buddhas, each with their own character.
Tell us which statue captivates your soul!
*All works are in the Rakuyaji temple.
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