Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Maitreya (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity)

རྒྱལ་བ་བྱམས་པ། 弥勒佛
(item no. 71723)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Buddhist
Material Bronze
Collection Tibet House Museum, New Delhi
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Maitreya (Tibetan: cham pa, English: Love), the bodhisattva of loving kindness and the coming buddha of the future aeon - currently residing in the Tushita heaven.

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