Amitabha Buddha, Also Known As Infinite Light Statue, is Handcarved Gilded in 24K Gold
The Amitabha Buddha, also known as Infinite Light, is shown magnificently in this statue. This statue is hand carved in Kathmandu by a Nepali artist in copper and gilded 24K Gold. Seated in a lotus pose, clad in monk's robes, He is carrying a bowl containing the nectar of immortality with his hands folded and facing up in meditation mudra (samadhi).
Amitayus is Amitabha's emanation, represented with elegant clothing, jewels, and a five-pointed crown.
Size: 23cm/ 9" (Height) x 13cm/ 5.1" (Base)
Weight: 1.12kg (approximate)
Materials: Copper Body, 24K Gold Gilded
Amitabha was an emperor who became a monk after surrendering his kingdom. After amassing immense virtue over numerous incarnations, he chose the name Dharmakara Bodhisattva and ultimately attained enlightenment and became a Buddha.
Amitabha Buddha now rules over "Sukhavati," the western paradise known as "the Pure Land."