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The famous statues of Raijin in Sanjūsangen-dō (三十三間堂) is a Buddhist temple in Higashiyama District of Kyoto, Japan.

The Thunder God Raijin (雷神) is one of the eldest Shinto Gods. By beating the drums he carried with him he created thunder. This sculpture can be found at Sanjūsangendō temple in Kyoto, Japan.

Japanese God of thunder 雷神

The Thunder God Raijin (雷神) is one of the eldest Shinto Gods. By beating the drums he carried with him he created thunder. This sculpture can be found at Sanjūsangendō temple in Kyoto, Japan.

print of Daruma by Kuniyoshi. 	   The 'historical' figure Bodhidharma is said to have been the founder of Chan Buddhism in China. In time this evolved into a Japanese form we refer to as Zen. In Japan  Bodhidharma is known as the Daruma.

print of Daruma by Kuniyoshi. The 'historical' figure Bodhidharma is said to have been the founder of Chan Buddhism in China. In time this evolved into a Japanese form we refer to as Zen. In Japan Bodhidharma is known as the Daruma.