Shiva's Ashtray

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Virūḍhaka (Zouchuouten, ゾウチョウテン) is one of the Four Heavenly Kings in Buddhism. He is the guardian of the south under the command of Sakra.
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Vaiśravaṇa (Bishamonten, ビシャモンテン) is one of the Four Heavenly Kings in Buddhism. He is the guardian of the north and also one of the Seven Lucky Gods in Japanese mythology.
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these creatures are honestly so sacred and important
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Yama (यम) or Yamarāja (यमराज) is the god of death in Hindu mythology. Yama is said to have been the first mortal who died. By virtue of precedence, he became the ruler of the departed.
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In japanese mythology Jorōgumo (絡新婦) is a 400 years old demonic spider that can change its appearance into that of a seductive woman.Generally, in all mythologies the most evil and deadly demons are depicted as women.
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"The Archangel Michael Weighing Souls", preparatory drawing by Hans Holbein the Younger (1523)
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Mahāmāyūrī (महामायूरी)is one of the Wisdom Kings in the Buddhist Pantheon. Mahamayuri is a peaceful personification, in contrast to the wrathful attitudes of male personifications of the 5 Vajra-rajas. He has the power to protect devotees from poisoning, either physical or spiritual.In Vajrayana Buddhism he is thought to be one of the avatars of Gautama Buddha.