Japanese deity


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Noun1.Japanese deity - a deity worshipped by the JapaneseJapanese deity - a deity worshipped by the Japanese  
deity, divinity, god, immortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
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In the film, the Japanese deity Kaya muses about central perspective, a European invention: "Central perspective," she argues, "is a problem," and so, more particularly, is perspectival depth: The more fully we believe in the illusion of space, the more deeply we become immersed in it, forfeiting our critical distance and agency, and that is the recipe for the power pictures have over us.
It is also important to note that although the style and iconography of the bodhisattva in Buddha Hall is Japanese, Avalokitesvara is not an exclusively Japanese deity.

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