Godai Myo'o (The Five Great Myo'o)
Myo'o is a kind of Buddha grades.
 
Fudo-myo'o

 
Gozanze-myo'o

 
Gundari-myo'o

 
Dai'itoku myo'o

 
Kongoyasha-myo'o


Sanko
It is a symbolic tool of Buddhas power. It is turned from an Indian weapon what has three short blades on both sides.




Sanko-ken
It is a sword with double edged straight blade and sanko style handle. It is a spiritual weapon used by priest.
Sample of sanko-ken (11-12th century, Futarasan shrine, Nikko)

blade length 74.2cm, handle 16.2cm


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