Todaiji, Nara, Japan

Last week I had posted a photograph of the Great Buddha statue of Todaiji temple in Nara, Japan. 

Here are some photographs from both inside and outside the temple complex.

Nio Guardian at Todaiji Behind a Grid mesh
Nio Guardian at Todaiji Behind a Grid mesh

The Nio Guardians are like the Dwarapalakas in Indian temple tradition. Door wardens who guard the entrance to the Gods.

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Toe of the Nio Guardian
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Walking Towards the Main Temple Complex
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From a distance
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Close Up of Buddha
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One more of those fierce warriors

It was quite dark inside the temple at places so a bit hard to photograph without a tripod. Hope you liked the images!

 

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