The principal Buddha of Sorin-ji Temple is Yakushi (Skt., Bhaisajyaguru; Healing Buddha). Yakushi has a pot of medicines in his left hand, which heal the sickness of body and the distress of mind.

 The temple's history says that the statue Yakushi was made by Dengyo Daishi, who established this temple about 1,200 years ago. It has been designated as a cultural property by the national government.