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Jivamjivaka

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jivamjivaka
命命鳥共命鳥 (Skt, Pali; Jpn myomyo-cho or gumyo-cho )

    Also, jivajivaka, jivamjiva, jivajiva, or jivakajivaka. A two-headed bird said to live in the Snow Mountains. It is mentioned in various sutras for its melodious song and depicted in Buddhist art as resembling a pheasant.

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