Tamonten, guardian of the North - Nara
One of the four guardian kings protecting the Todaiji temple in the ancient capital of Nara, Japan.
This is "Tamonten" also called "Bishamonten", who is the guardian of the North. He carries a treasure pagoda ["houtou"] and a three-pronged lance ["sansageki"] in the other.
- (c) Mark Johnston
- Image Size
- 1922x2718 / 29.9MB
- Contained in galleries
- Views of Japan: outside Tokyo