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    • Hayagriva (Garuda Form) and Consort

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    • A wrathful manifestation of winged Hayagriva (Horse-Necked One)with 2 heads, 4 arms, 4 legs, and ferocious eyes. In Hinduism he is considered an avatar of Vishnu and is worshipped as the God of Knowledge. A horse's head emerges from the flames...
    • Temple of Heaven

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    • Built 15th and 16th centuries (Ming and Qing Dynasties). Project Description: There are three major structures inside the main gates: to the north, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, in the center, the Imperial Vault of Heaven, to the south, the...
    • Temple of Heaven

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    • Built 15th and 16th centuries (Ming and Qing Dynasties). Project Description: There are three major structures inside the main gates: to the north, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, in the center, the Imperial Vault of Heaven, to the south, the...
    • Temple of Heaven

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    • Built 15th and 16th centuries (Ming and Qing Dynasties). Project Description: There are three major structures inside the main gates: to the north, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, in the center, the Imperial Vault of Heaven, to the south, the...
    • Temple of Heaven

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    • Built 15th and 16th centuries (Ming and Qing Dynasties). Project Description: There are three major structures inside the main gates: to the north, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, in the center, the Imperial Vault of Heaven, to the south, the...
    • Temple of Heaven

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    • Built 15th and 16th centuries (Ming and Qing Dynasties). Project Description: There are three major structures inside the main gates: to the north, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, in the center, the Imperial Vault of Heaven, to the south, the...
    • Temple of Heaven

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    • Built 15th and 16th centuries (Ming and Qing Dynasties). Project Description: There are three major structures inside the main gates: to the north, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, in the center, the Imperial Vault of Heaven, to the south, the...
    • Temple of Heaven

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    • Built 15th and 16th centuries (Ming and Qing Dynasties). Project Description: There are three major structures inside the main gates: to the north, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, in the center, the Imperial Vault of Heaven, to the south, the...
    • Jade carving of multiple Chinese symbols

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    • Jade carving with multiple symbols. Interwoven in this white jade piece are the peach (identified with longevity), the bat (signifying happiness), the 'Fo Shou' or citron (depicting Buddha's hands), and the pomegranate (symbol for fertility). On...
    • Nephrite jade Garuda

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    • Garuda is a legendary man-bird creature primarily associated as a charger for the Hindu deity Vishnu. The Garuda is familiar not only in Indian lore but througout Southeast Asia. This jade piece shows the hands of Garuda in namasta position...
    • Yamantaka and Consort

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    • Yamantka (Conqueror of Death), one of the Eight Dharmapalas (Defenders of the Faith) is represented in the malevolent Bhairava form. Depicted in human form but with the head of a bull, his head is surrounded by a fiery halo (tejas) from which...

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