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  Thien Khuyen

 

Vietnam

Thien Khuyen (fig.), the Vietnamese Judge of the Heavens, at the Dau Pagoda in Thuan Thanh (fig.). He is here depicted seated on a lion and holding a red pearl, which is reminiscent of Guang Mu Tian, one of the Chinese Four Heavenly Kings (fig.).