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Shaka

Shaka Nyorai include: Shaka Nyorai (the historical Buddha), Dai Nichi Nyorai (the Great Sun or Great Light), Amida Nyorai (Buddha of the Western Paradise), Yakushi Nyorai (Buddha of Medicine and healing), and Miroku Nyorai (Buddha of the future) Shaka, Dai Nichi, Amdia, Yakushi, Miroku The so-called Upper Seven Sannou Shrines (Sannou Kami no Shichisha 山王上七社) form the core of the Sannou complex. They are associated with Shaka, are known as The Big Hiei group, and are associated with the seven stars of the Big Dipper. http://www.onmarkproductions.com/html/monkey-koushin-p3.html#three-monkeys Big Hiei, Little Hiei
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