Ashura statue in Kofukuji temple in Nara is one of the most well known Buddha statues and is one of the most treasured sculpture in Nara era (8th century) in Japan. It has three different expressions on its three faces and six slender arms. The height is approx. 153cm. It looks like a female because of its elegant faces. In Buddhism,ashura is ranked above humans but below most of the other deities.