Fudo Myo ‘the Immovable One’ is patron of the Martial Arts, and as such an image of him, is usually found in most traditional dojo. He is said to bring good luck to the dojo and help protect the students from injury (in much the same way as "patron saints" are believed to do).
Myo is one of the five ‘Wrathful Kings of Mystic Knowledge’ of
Buddhism. He is portrayed holding a sword in his right hand and a coiled
rope in his left hand. With this sword of wisdom, Fudo Myo cuts through
deluded and ignorant minds and with the rope he binds those who are
ruled by their violent passions and emotions. He leads them onto the
correct path of self control.
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