Also Amida or Amityus, is a celestial buddha described in the scriptures of Mahyna Buddhism. Amitbha is the principal buddha in Pure Land Buddhism, a branch of East Asian Buddhism. In Vajrayana Buddhism, Amitbha is known for his longevity attribute, magnetising red fire element, the aggregate of discernment, pure perception and the deep awareness of emptiness of phenomena. According to these scriptures, Amitbha possesses infinite merits resulting from good deeds over countless past lives as a bodhisattva named Dharmakra. Amitbha means “Infinite Light” so Amitbha is also called The Buddha of Immeasurable Life and Light. When standing, Amitbha is often shown with left arm bare and extended downward with thumb and forefinger touching. With the right hand facing outward also with thumb and forefinger touching. The meaning of this mudra is that wisdom. (symbolized by the raised hand) is accessible to even the lowest beings, while the outstretched hand shows that. Is directed at the lowest beings, who cannot save themselves. When not depicted alone, Amitbha is often portrayed with two assistants: Avalokitevara on the right and Mahsthmaprpta on the left. Height: 31.0 cm 12.2 in. Base width: 26.0 cm / 10.2 in. Base thickness : 8.0cm / 3.15 in. The item “A Gilt-Bronze Buddha Statue of Amitabha Amida Amitayus Tibetan Buddhism Mahayana” is in sale since Saturday, September 03, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Buddhism\Statues & Figures”. The seller is “goldenwheat007″ and is located in , . This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country//Region of Manufacture: Nepal
- Religion: Tibetan Buddhism
- Material: Gilt-Bronze