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Subject: Weird Gods & Fantastical Deities

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Buddhist Deities:
- Weird Gods & Fantastical Deities Description
- Weird Gods & Fantastical Deities Outline
- Sculpture: Strange, Weird & Unidentified
- Unidentified Subjects
- Eleven Types of Deities
- Iconography Main Page
- Buddhas emerging from eggs
- Ganesha, Himachal Pradesh
- Ganesha, strange posture
- Genderless Mahakala
- Confusions
- others...

Hindu Deities:
- Indra with 1000 eyes
- Purusha
- Vishnu, half male half female
- others...

Strange Body Characteristics:
- Eyes covering the body: Dorje Drolo, Rahula, Indra, Nyingma Protector (unidentified)
- Legs: Red Ekajati, Trailokyavijaya, Trabshi Lhamo
- One Eye: Chenchig, Ekajati (Nyingma)
- Severed-head: Chinnamasta Yogini
- Teeth: Ekajati (Nyingma), Sinpoi Tsomo Jigje Mar
- Lower Torso, Peg with three blades: Guru Dragpur, Purba Drugse Chempa
- Wings: (See Winged Deities Page)
- others...

Unique Sets of Weird Deities:
- American Museum of Natural History Set 1
- American Museum of Natural History Set 2
- Jacques Marchais Set 1
- Jacques Marchais Set 2
- Strange Sculpture from sets (Misc).
- Yutog Nyingtig Protectors
- others...

Jeff Watt [updated 9-2017]

(The images below are only a small selection of examples).