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Statue of Kūya / 空也 at Roku Haramitsuji, Kyoto by Kōshō / 康勝. Kūya Shūnin (903-972) was a famous 10th-century Japanese monk. There are six miniature Amida images flowing out of his mouth - they represent his prayers, specifically the chanting of the six-character devotional Nenbutsu, and the six states of karmic rebirth.

Statue of Kūya / 空也 at Roku Haramitsuji, Kyoto by Kōshō / 康勝. Kūya Shūnin (903-972) was a famous 10th-century Japanese monk. There are six miniature Amida images flowing out of his mouth - they represent his prayers, specifically the chanting of the six-character devotional Nenbutsu, and the six states of karmic rebirth.

六波羅蜜寺

六波羅蜜寺

La victoire ailée de Samothrace. Une merveille.  Samothrace Victory, a real wonder.

The Louvre - It is the Winged Victory of Samothrace. It’s from the second century BCE, and it represents the Greek god of victory, Nike. It was made to commemorate a successful sea battle in Samothrace, and it actually did have a head once upon a time.