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Kudara Kannon (Baekje Guanyin) in Horyu-ji

Horyu-ji is a Buddhist temple that was once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples, in Ikaruga, Nara Prefecture, Japan. Its full name is Hōryū Gakumonji, or Learning Temple of the Flourishing Law, the complex serving as both a seminary and monastery. Kudara Kannon (Baekje Guanyin) is one of the best representative Buddhist sculptures in the Asuka period probably made in the early – middle 7th century. It has a quite slim figure

Issued Country Japan
Issued Year 1967
Category Buddhist Image World Heritage Buddhist Personality Buddhist Arts Theme 1: : World Buddhist Heritage Through Stamps
Type Postage Stamps
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