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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

  

 

 

  Trung Ac

 

Vietnam

A 4.2 meter papier-mâché statue of Trung Ac, the Vietnamese-Taoist Judge of the Heavens (fig.), in the middle hall of Chua Thay, i.e. the ‘Master's Pagoda’, at Sai Son, where he is located opposite of Thien Khuyen, the Judge of the Hells (fig.). He is seated on a green lion and holds a kuandao-like (fig.) long-handled weapon.