theme of paradise is carried outwards to the walls as well, where mural
paintings, indicated here in orange, depict the paradises of four different
Buddhas. On the right is that of Shaka, the historical Buddha, and along
the wall, the paradises of Yakushi, the healing Buddha, and Miroku, the
future Buddha. Of special importance in Buddhist tradition, however, was
the Western Paradise, the Pure Land of the Buddha Amida.