Category:Aun

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A-un is a generic name for paired statues at Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples in Japan. One has its mouth open, the other closed to represent the first and last letter of the Sanskrit alphabet and, symbolically, the beginning and end of all things.

Subcategories

This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total.

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  • Nio(2 C, 84 F)