Traditionally Hand-Carved Statue of Maitreya Buddha
The Maitreya Buddha Statue on a Magnificent Throne is a handcrafted copper art piece depicting the Maitreya Buddha, a future Buddha who is said to appear on earth to bring peace and happiness to all beings. The Buddha is depicted in the statue seated on a magnificent throne, symbolizing his power and authority. The intricate details and richly embellished throne, combined with the Buddha's serene expression, make this artwork a sight to behold. The use of copper adds a touch of elegance and durability to this statue, making it a valuable addition to any collection.
Size: 25.5"/65cm (Height) x 14.9"/38cm (Base)
Weight: 13.80 kg
Material: Oxidized Copper Body
Maitreya, in the Buddhist tradition, the future Buddha, presently a bodhisattva residing in the Tushita heaven, who will descend to earth to preach anew the dharma (“law”) when the teachings of Gautama Buddha have completely decayed. Maitreya is the earliest Bodhisattva around whom a cult developed and is mentioned in scriptures from the 3rd century CE. He was accepted by all schools of Buddhism and is still the only bodhisattva generally honored by the Theravada tradition.