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Choose from 200 pictures in our Cracidae collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Japanese warrior woman with naginata Featured Cracidae Print

Japanese warrior woman with naginata

Japanese warrior woman with a large Naginata. A naginata is a pole weapon that was traditionally used in Japan by members of the samurai class. It consists of a wood shaft with a curved blade on the end, similar to the Chinese Guan Dao or European glaive or Russian sovnya. Usually it also had a sword-like guard (tsuba) between the blade and shaft as depicted on this card. During the Edo Period, as the naginata became less useful for men on the battlefield, and became a symbol of the social status of women of the samurai class. A functional naginata was often a traditional part of a samurai daughter's dowry. Women of the samurai class were expected to be capable of defending their homes while their husbands were away at war

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Shadakshari Lokesvara: Folio from a manuscript of... (Perfection of Wisdom) , early 12th century Featured Cracidae Print

Shadakshari Lokesvara: Folio from a manuscript of... (Perfection of Wisdom) , early 12th century

Shadakshari Lokesvara: Folio from a manuscript of the Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita (Perfection of Wisdom), early 12th century. Shadakshari Lokesvara, a four-armed form of the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara sits with his primary hands pressed together in the gesture of veneration (anjali mudra); his right hand holds a mala and his left hand holds a lotus and a book. He sits in a yogic posture, legs crossed, drawing legitimacy from ascetic practice as a means to harness the power of meditation. This deity is a manifestation of Avalokitesvara, a bodhisattva of our era who embodies compassion and protection and helps clear a path to enlightenment for the devotee

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Jiayu Guan Pass Featured Cracidae Print

Jiayu Guan Pass

Jiayu Guan Pass is the first pass at the west end of the Great Wall of China, near the city of Jiayuguan in Gansu province. The pass is also known by the name the 'First and Greatest Pass Under Heaven'

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