Twelve Divine Generals in Ngong Ping, Hong Kong

In some Buddhist denominations, the Twelve Heavenly Generals or Twelve Divine Generals are the protective deities, or yaksha, of Bhaisajyaguru, the buddha of healing. They are introduced in the Bhaiṣajyaguruvaidūryaprabharāja Sūtra. They are collectively named as follows: Simplified Chinese: 十二神将; Traditional Chinese: 十二神將 Japanese: Jūni Shinshō (十二神将) or Jūni Shinnō …