What Is a Hannya?

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A hannya refers to a mask that is used in the Japanese Noh theatre. The mask represents a jealous female serpent or demon. It normally possesses 2 sharp bull-like horns, leering mouth from ear to ear and metallic eyes.
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(Japanese). The Japanese pronunciation of the Chinese term ‘pan-jo’, a translation of the Sanskrit prajñā (insight).
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it is to portray a woman that has been so overcome with jelosy that she turns into a demon.
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In Japanese culture, a Hannya mask represents the face of the devil.
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Hannya mask is a very popular Japanese mask used in theater where it symbolizes a jealous female demon. It is characterized by two bull-like horns and metallic ...
A hannya mask is a mask used in Japanese theatre to refer a female demon or serpent that is said to be very jealous. The mask has two bull-like horns, metallic ...
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