Kyoto, Japan

仁和寺 (京都市右京区御室大内33)

This statue is one of the paired statues from Ninna-Ji, is the other half of the pair. It is Ungyō/Misshaku Rikishi, and his mouth is closed, representing the sound “N or M”. While the former guardian represents the manifestation of Dainichi Nyorai, this one is said to represent the manifestation of Vishnu.