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  Yama

 

India

Yama, the Vedic god of death, i.e. the judge of the dead, as well as the guardian of the South.

 

Below, on his right side, is his mount the buffalo (fig.), though in this sculpture it has been damaged and is missing the head, which in turn reminds of the story of Yamantaka (fig.).

 

  Yama