Himalayan Art Resources

Buddhist Deity: Amitabha Iconography

Amitabha Main Page

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Description
- Iconographic Forms
- Mahayana Buddhism
--- Nirmanakaya (without ornaments)
--- With the Eight Great Boddhisattvas
--- Sukhavati Pureland
- Vajrayana Buddhism
--- Amitabha (Shakyashri Rakshita Tradition)
--- Kriya Tantra
--- Charya & Yoga Tantras (secondary figures)
--- Sarvadurgati Parishodhana Tantra
--- Anuttarayoga Tantra
--- Five Symbolic Buddhas
- Confusions: Amitayus Buddha
- Others...

Videos:
- Amitabha Buddha
- Amitabha-Amitayus Conflation (HAR on Patreon)

There are two main forms of Amitabha:
- Buddha Appearance Amitabha (Nirmanakaya)
- Peaceful Appearance Amitabha (Sambhogakaya)

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Jeff Watt 10-2008 [9-2011, 1-2020, 6-2021]

(The images below are only a selection of examples from the links above).