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Monpa citipati. PAH21141

A great pair of citipati masks. (male & female) “Lord of the funeral pyre”.

The skull mask of Citipati is a reminder of the impermanence of life and the eternal cycle of life and death.

Citipati is a protector of Tibetan Buddhism and his mask is used in traditional Cham Dance Rituals.

This particular pair is collected in 1998 in the monastery of Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, India.

Early 20th century. Ex. collection Johan Mattelaer, Kortrijk, Belgium.

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Louis Nierijnck