Mikkyo traditions, the term nyorai is used to refer
to a Buddha - of which there are many.
Nyorai - Lord of the Eastern Pure Land - grants practical
benefits in this present life (rather than in a future
the nyorai of Healing, brings comfort by curing
illness - both mental and physical - and as such, is a
focus of meditation for many Te-Ate practitioners.
his right hand Yakushi dispells fear, and bestows healing, protection, benevolence, and peace.
In his left hand he holds a medicine jar of pure emerald,
the radiance from which cures illness of body and mind
- hence his other name: Yakushi Ruriko Nyorai, the nyorai
of Emerald Radiance.