Amida, Lord of Infinite Life, Large Wood Statue, Octagonal Pedestal
PRICE: $170 + $20 Shipping x 5% Tax = GRAND TOTAL $199.50
Amida Nyorai (aka Amida Buddha). Amida is the central deity of Japan's popular Pure Land Sects, and one of the loftiest savior figures in Asian Buddhism. Amida faith is concerned primarily with the life to come in Amida's Pure Land.
Wood = Cypress (Jp. = Hinoki), Finely Carved, Very Lightweight
Centimeters H = 27.0 Base = 13.5
Three pieces: (1) halo (2) Amida statue and (3) Pedestal
Very easy peg assembly, with snug fittings.
Pedestal = Octagonal with Lotus Stand. Halo (Aureole) = Arabesque
Hand Gesture = Amida's Meditation Mudra, symbolizing Amida in a state of meditation. See Amida Background Notes for more details on iconography.
Amida also serves as Zodiac patron of people born in years of the Dog & Boar