Amida Nyorai is also known as the "coming Buddha" because it welcomes all the people who call it "Minami Amida Buddha" to the Paradise Jodo.
In the latter half of the Heian period, the Pure Land Buddhism that prayed for the birth to the western paradise where Amita Nyorai was located became widespread, and nine bodies were based on the "Kubon Ojo" of the scripture "Kanmuryojukyo". Many nine-body Amida-do temples enshrining the Amita Nyorai statue were built, but only Joruri-ji Temple still exists.
The gorgeous statue
model showing the Jocho style is the principal image of Joruri-ji Temple, the central image of the national treasure wooden Amida Nyorai sitting statue, and is the largest of the nine Amida statues lined up in the main hall (Kyutai Amida-do). ..
The gentle features of clear eyes, thick nose, and thick lips show the Jocho style that flourished in the late Heian period, and make you feel the gentleness and mercy of Amida Nyorai. The solid and voluminous body, the golden and gorgeous figure, and the halo with the thousand Buddhas are reproduced in rich detail.