Great Commander ［太元帥明王］ ( Ātavaka; Taigensui-myō’ō, better known as Taigen-myō’ō): The wisdom king Great Commander. Great Commander is one of the deities collectively called the wisdom kings who are said to remove all obstacles. In Esoteric Buddhism, Great Commander is revered as a deity who protects the nation by dispelling disasters and troubles. He is depicted as an angry figure surrounded by flames and bearing weapons such as a sword. In Japan, a ceremony of Esoteric Buddhism called the ceremony of Great Commander was performed to protect the nation.