Miroku is a Japanese Buddhist priest action hero (right). Here are his stats from the distributor:
Occupation: Buddhist Monk
Weapons: Wind Tunnel, his staff and talisman
Love interest: Sango and all other female
Below are pictures of Miroku with Sango, his love interest, although, as you can see above, he also loves "all other female[s]," which earns him the occasional slap from her.
They're a lovely couple but Miroku has some pretty unpriestly tendencies. For instance, we read this about him at the $3.99 Anime Shop: