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Author Suzuki, Yui

Title Medicine Master Buddha : the iconic worship of Yakushi in Heian Japan / by Yui Suzuki

Publ Info Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012
 RWU Main Library  NB1912.B48 S89 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 180 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Japanese visual culture ; v. 3
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The formation of the Yakushi cult -- The magical Yakushi: spirit-pacifier and healer-god -- Saicho's Standing Yakushi and its iconic legacy -- Replicating memory: extant images of the Saicho-Enryakuji lineage -- Reflections on the Jingoji Yakushi and the Saicho connection -- The magnificent seven: Shichibutsu Yakushi icons and ritual
LC subject Bhaiajyaguru (Buddhist deity) -- Art
Bhaiajyaguru (Buddhist deity) -- Cult -- Japan
Buddhist sculpture -- Japan
Sculpture, Japanese -- Heian period, 794-1185
ISBN 9789004196018 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004196013 (hardback : alk. paper)