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China-6759 - Weituo

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Lama Temple Beijing (Yonghegong), or Palace of Peace and Harmony Lama Temple or Yonghegong Lamsery, a renowned lama temple of the Yellow Hat Sect of Lamaism. Beijing, China

 

Behind the shrine of Maitreya stands the statue of Weituo facing backwards to a large courtyard. He was appointed protector of Buddhism and ranked first among the 32 guardian generals.

    

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Taken on November 24, 2006