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Myoo(Vidyā-rāja) of Japanese Buddha statue

[su_label type=”info”]Buddha statue of Myoo(明王, Vidyā-rāja)[/su_label] Unlike other Buddha statue, Myoo express rage on the face. Because the gods follow the order of Dainichi-nyorai to make people who deny Buddhism submit and believe in. In addition to the expression, they have dynamic power with a roaring fire and various weapons. Sponsored Links   As the connection to Read more about Myoo(Vidyā-rāja) of Japanese Buddha statue[…]

Bosatsu (Bodhisattva) of Japanese Buddha statue

[su_label type=”info”]Buddha statue of Bosatsu(Bodhisattva)[/su_label]   A Buddha statue of Bosatsu  represents a figure of Buddha when he sought enlightenment. In Sanskrit language, Bosatsu is called as “Bodhisattvaa“. Sponsored Links     “Bodhi” means enlightenment and “sattvaa” is who lives. He is in the stage of trainning to be Nyorai who achieves it. Because he had been a Read more about Bosatsu (Bodhisattva) of Japanese Buddha statue[…]

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Nyorai(Tathāgata) for Japanese Buddha statue

[su_label type=”info”]What is a Nyorai(Tathāgata)?[/su_label]   “Nyorai” (如来)is the figure of the Buddha(Shakyamuni), who achieved enlightenment. The statues represent the figure of him. When you want to distinguish whether a statue is Buddha’s figure or not, 32 distinct physical features and 80 fine one, “Sanjunisou-Hachijishukou“(三十二相八十種好) will help you. After the trainning, “Bosatsu”(菩薩) is finally able to be Read more about Nyorai(Tathāgata) for Japanese Buddha statue[…]