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  Thoranih pouring water from flask

 

China

In China, Thoranih is represented by a male deity and is here portrayed pouring water from a kalasa-like flask, rather than wringing water from the hair, whilst aiding the Buddha in his resistance against Mara (fig.).

See also POSTAGE STAMPS (1), (2) and (3), TRAVEL PICTURES (1) and (2), as well as PANORAMA PICTURE.