Fudo Wooden Mask
The Fudo is part of the family of Masks representing The spirit of God (Shinrei-kei)
Shinrei means the spirit of God, these masks were used to celebrate the conversion of the heart from malice to compassion and kindness. In addition it was used to represent the departed spirit and in a general way the supernatural power of the spirit.
The Fudo mask takes its form from the faces contained in the scriptures.
This Fudo mask is traditionally hand carved in hibiscus wood.