Bauddha Deities in Japan

p. 114 (figured on p. 115) the 12 warriors of Bhais.ajya-guru

Skt.

Jap.

color

weapon

Khumbira

Kubira

yellow

vajra

Vajra

Bazara

white

sword

Mihira

Mekira

yellow

vajra

An.d.ira

Anteira

green

mallet / fly-whisk

Anila

Anira

red

trident / arrow

S`an.d.ilya

Sandeira

grey

sword / conch-shell

Indra

Indara

red

rod / halberd

Pajra

Haira

red

mallet / bow

Maha-uraga

Makora

white

axe

Sindura

S^indara

yellow

rope / fly-whisk

Catura

S^otora

blue

mallet / sword

Vakarala

Bikyara

red

3-pointed vajra

pp. 157, 160-162 (figured on pp. 158-159) the 33 forms of Kannon

#

Jap.

description

1st

Yoryu

'weeping-willow' (for salicylic acid)

2nd

Ryuzu

seated on back of sea-turtle

3rd

Jikyo

holding scripture-scroll

4th

Enko

seated on rainbow

5th

Yuge

seated on brilliant cloud

6th

Byakue

'white-robed', seated on a rock at sea

7th

Renga

seated on waterlily

8th

Takimi

watching a waterfall

9th

Seyaku

'joy-giver' observing a waterlily

10th

Gyoran

standing on back of carp

11th

Toku-o

'virtue-king' holding willow-branch

12th

Suigetsu

standing on waterlily-pad, viewing reflection of moon in water

13th

Ic^iyo

'of leaf' seated on waterlily-pad

14th

S^okyo

blue-necked, 3-headed, of: right lion, left pig

15th

Itoku

majestic, seated holding waterlily-stem

16th

Enmei

protector of life; standing behind a rock

17th

S^uhu

treasure-dispenser, seated

18th

Iwato

'of rock-gate', at entrance to cave

19th

Nojyo

giver of calm; leaning on a rock

20th

Anoku

savior from drowning; holding the knee

21st

Amadai

on white lion; playing hokugo (zither); supporting white pheasant

22nd

Hae

'carrying leaves', seated on mat

23rd

Ruri

'with beryl' holding round jewel

24th

Tarason

hands in an~jali mudra

25th

Kori

'of shell'

26th

Rokuji

'of 6 nocturnal double-hours', holding book

27th

Fuhi

hands hidden in sleeves

28th

Merofu

merchant

29th

Gass^o

'with joined hands'

30th

Ic^inyo

of oneness, seated on cloud

31st

Funi

'unaequalled', with arms crossed

32nd

Jiren

holding waterlily in 2 joined hands

33rd

S^asui

of sprinkling, holding rod and bowl

pp. 169-171 (figured on pp. 168-169) the 28 bus^u (messengers) as servants, commanded by Senju

#

Skt.

Jap.

in right hand

in left hand

1st

Vajra-pan.i

Miss^aku

(fist)

(on hip)

2nd

Maha-is`vara

Makeis^ura

(open)

bird-headed staff

3rd

Nara-ayan.a

Naraen

(on belly)

short rod

4th

Ku-vera (?)

Kompira

arrow

bow

5th

 

Man-zen-s^a

mace

rope

6th

 

Mawara

   

7th

 

Hitsubakara

 

banner

8th

 

Gobujo

sabre

jewel

9th

Deva-indra-cakra

Tais^aku

bowl

(on shoulder)

10th

Saras-vati

Dai Benzai

cinta-man.i

 

11th

 

Toho-ten

3-pointed vajra

curved sabre

12th

 

Jinmo-ten

cymbal

cymbal

13th

Virud.haka

Birurokus^a

lance

(down)

14th

Virupa-aks.a

Birubakus^a

(on hip)

trident

15th

Vai-s`ravan.a

Bis^amon

halberd

miniature stupa

16th

Maha-mayuri

Kujaku

sigil

curved sabre

17th

Vasu-bandhu (?)

Basu Sennin

sutra-scroll

 

18th

San~jn~eya

Sans^i Tais^o

short sabre

sigil

19th

Nanda

(Susanowo)

   

20th

Sagara

Sakara

short sabre

serpent

21st

Asura-raja

As^ura

   

22nd

Gandharva-raja

Kendatsuba

wheel

box

23rd

Garud.a-raja

Karura

   

24th

Kid-nara-raja

Kinnara

   

25th

Maha-uraga

Magoraka

   

26th

Maha-brahma

Daibon

sigil

medicine-jar

27th

 

Kindai

(on hip)

vajra

28th

 

Man-sen

vajra

trident

pp. 205-206 (figured on p. 207) the 8 child doji ('acolytes') of Acala-natha

Skt.

Jap.

mounted on __

hair

in right hand

in left hand

 

Eko

   

double-trident

waterlily

 

Anokuta

unicorn

(crowned)

vajra

waterlilly

 

Eki

   

spear

cinta-man.i

 

S^itoku

 

(helmetted)

   
 

Ukubaga

 

bristling

vajra

 
 

S^ojobiku

 

shaved

vajra

book

Kinkara

Kongara

lion

curled

   

Cetaka

Seitaka

horse

hirsute

staff

vajra

p. 235 gifts given by gods to Kala-devi

giver

gift

Brahma

fan of peacock-feathers

He-vajra

2 dice to determine human lives

Vis.n.u

2 "luminous objects"

Ku-vera

lion

Nanda

king-cobra to wear as earring

Vajra-pan.i

hammer

other gods

mule

p. 328, n. 132 the 6 Jizo-s (figured on p. 329)

according to the Book of Rayu

according to the Butsuzo-zu-i

#

Skt.

Jap.

holding __

#

Jap.

holding __

1st

 

Kenko-i

vis`va-vajra

1st

Fukyu-soku

long-handled censer

2nd

Dharani-dhara

Jic^i

sword

2nd

Gosan

rosary

3rd

Ratna-kara

Hos^o

cinta-mani

3rd

Kyus^o

--

4th

Ratna-mudra-pani

Ho-in-s^u

svastika

4th

S^oryu

banner

5th

Ratna-pani

Ho-s^u

cakra

5th

Benni

begging-bowl

6th

Vis.vapari-puraka

 

waterlily with head

6th

Komi

pilgrim's staff

p. 332, n. 55 the 10 Raks.asi-s (figured on p. 333) who (in the Sat-dharma-Pun.d.arika Sutra) accompany Samanta-bhadra

#

Skt.

Jap.

in right hand

in left hand

1st

Lamba

Niramba

sword

rosary

2nd

Vi-lamba

Biramba

cloud

katsu-kinji

3rd

Kuta-danti

Kyokus^i

tray of flowers

 

4th

Pus.pa-danti

Kas^i

(varada mudra)

cinta-man.i

5th

Makuta-danti

Kokus^i

(abhaya mudra)

banner

6th

Kes`ini

Tahatsu

castanets

sceptre

7th

A-cala

Muensoku

sceptre

water-vase

8th

Mala-dhari

Jiyoraku

   

9th

Kunta-dhari

Kotei

   

10th

Sarva-sattva-johari

Datsu-issai S^u-jo-seiki

staff

3-headed cudgel

p. 335, n. 62 directional deities

direction

Skt.

Jap.

centre

Vajra-paramita

Kongo-haramitsu

east

Vajra-hasta

Kongo-s^u

south

Vajra-ratna

Kongo-ho

west

Vajra-tiks.na

Kongo-ri

north

Vajra-yaks.a

Kongo-yas^a

p. 336, n. 2 the Jugo Doji (15 sons 2 names each), according to the Butsuzo-zu-i

#

name

avatara of __

holding __

guild

1st

Jus^a (Semmui)

Ryuju

jewels on tray

jewellers

2nd

Aikyo (Sekon)

S^o

bow-&-arrows

military

3rd

Sanyo (Himan)

Seis^i

silkworms in bowl

silkwormers

4th

Hanki (S^itsugetsu)

Senju

cooked rice in plate

cooks

5th

Gyuba (Zuirei)

Yakuo

 

livestockers

6th

S^omyo (Saikoku)

Miroku

sword

magistrates

7th

S^usen (Miss^aku)

Muryoju

sake in jar

distillers

8th

Is^o (Joki)

Maris^i

cloth

weavers

9th

Toc^u (Daijin)

Monju

raw rice

horticulturalists

10th

Hikken (Kosei)

Kongo-s^u

writing-brush

writers

11th

Inyaku (Joko)

S^aka

key

guardians

12th

Sen^a (Komyo)

Yakujo

with boat & cart

carriers

13th

Konzai (S^ojo)

Yakus^i

 

physicians

14th

Kantai (Sekion)

Fugen

belt

?

15th

Zenzai (Otsugo)

Daikoku

bag

 

FLAMMARION ICONOGRAPHIC GUIDES. Louis Fre'de'ric: Buddhism. Paris, 1995.