File:A Chinese deity with sword accompanied by a tiger. Gouache Wellcome V0047141.jpg

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A Chinese deity with sword accompanied by a tiger. Gouache
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A protector deity. Many local indigenous deities were absorbed into the Buddhist faith, often as protectors. This deity riding on a tiger and brandishing a sword, protects the Buddhist teachings. The protector's role is also to safeguard from disease and negative influences

A Chinese deity with sword accompanied by a tiger. Gouache painting by a Chinese artist.

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