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Gundari Myoo

Gundari myoo is one of the“lesser-known”wisdom kings. His popularity in Japan is largely due to his inclusion within the godai myoo grouping. As the wrathful manifestation of Housho nyorai, Gundari is associated with the south and is responsible for the protection and distribution of the nectar of immortality. He is often depicted with three eyes and flame-like hair. Of his eight arms, two are crossed on his chest in a mudra; the rest hold implements of war and of Buddhist devotion. His headdress is adorned with a human skull, sometimes multiple, while his armlets, anklets, and occasionally other decorum take the form of snakes.

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