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Statue of Benzaiten with a torii on her head.

Benzaiten, arrived in Japan during the 6th and 8th centuries.  Benzaiten is the goddess of things that flow: water, words, speech, eloquence, music, and knowledge.  She is believed to be the essence of the god Ugajin by Tendai Buddhism.  She is depicted to have a torii on the top of her head.

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