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Product ID: WMBM0005

Bhuta Masks: Jumadi mask

Product Description:
This rare and ancient mask is a Bhuta mask, possibly a jumadi. Jumadi is a divine spirit worshipped in Bhuta kola. Jumadi is usually represented in an androgynous form with the face of a man and the body of a woman. As per paddanas- the ancient Tulu oral literature, lord Shiva, and goddess Parvathi were on their way to kill a demon called dhumasura who could only be killed by someone who is both a man and woman at the same time. On their way, Parvathi feels very hungry and Shiva offers her everything possible but it vain. In the end, he offers himself. Parvathi absorbs the body of her husband till his head which gets stuck in her throat and remains out of her mouth, merging the two gods become jumadi.

Product Specification:
25 x 10 x 26 cm

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