Our Nepali Amitabha Buddha statue is a fine depiction of the Buddha of “Infinite Light and Life”. As a Bodhisattva named Dharmakara he spend thousands of lifetimes accumulating infinite amounts of merit. Only after he fulfilled his vow of obtaining his own pure land did he finally accept Buddhahood. As a result, he invites all devotees who recite his name or mantra ten times to join him in his pure land “Sukhavati”. After admission to Sukhavati they will be protected and nurtured until they can become fully enlightened. Additionally, they will never be permitted to fall back into the vicissitudes of samsara. Click here to learn more about the origin of Amitabha Buddha.
This Nepali Amitabha Buddha statue portrays Amitabha Buddha sitting in full lotus pose depicting the Dhyana “meditation” mudra. Additionally, he holds the alms bowl of a Buddhist monk in the palm of his right hand. Inside the bowl are the three nectars which eliminate the three poisons of greed, hatred and ignorance.
This Nepali Amitabha statue was hand crafted in Patan, Nepal using the traditional lost wax sculpting method. As a result, it is an finely detailed sculpture completed by some of the finest sculptors in the world. The artisans of Nepal have long been the preferred source of Buddhist sculpture for the Tibetan monasteries. Therefore, when you purchase our Nepali Amitabha Buddha statue you can rest assured that you have procured a monastic quality statue.