Cittipati.

Citipati, Lord of the Cemetery, is a Tibetan Buddhist figure which loosely represents intertwined male and female skeletons. These two androgynous figures which together form Citipati are.

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【京都・東寺/金剛業菩薩(839年)】木造漆箔、一部乾漆。高さ95cm。国宝。女性的な容姿。蓮華座に結跏趺坐し、瓔珞、臂釧、腕釧、宝冠を着ける。右手は掌を上に向け、左手も胸前で掌を上に向けてたたずむ。後補箇所も多いが当初仏。

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"Citipati, Lord of the Cemetery, is a Tibetan Buddhist figure which loosely represents intertwined male and female skeletons. These two androgynous figures which together form Citipati are considered to be guardians of cemeteries and are honored by semiannual ritualistic dances. As Citipati is comprised of the two halves of the human body, man and woman, the figure is also said to symbolize the counterparts of the human life cyle, birth and Death."

Citipati, Lord of the Cemetery, is a Tibetan Buddhist figure which loosely represents intertwined male and female skeletons. These two androgynous figures which together form Citipati are.

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