Himalayan Art Resources

Subject: Three Buddhas of the Three Times

Who Are the Buddhas? | Buddha Number Sets

Shakyamuni Buddha is generally depicted with the right and in the earth touching gesture and the left placed in the lap. Both Dipamkara and Maitreya Buddhas have the two hands performing the teaching gesture at the heart.

The Buddha of the Past: Dipamkara
The Buddha of this Age: Shakyamuni
The Buddha of the Future: Maitreya

Jeff Watt [updated 7-2021]