Buddha - wood lacquered - Amida nyorai 阿弥陀如来 - Japan - ca. 1850

Description
Buddha - wood lacquered - Amida nyorai 阿弥陀如来 - Japan - ca. 1850
Good condition, see description - 20×7.5×5 cm

Buddha - Varnished wood - Amida nyorai 阿弥陀如来 - Japan - ca. 1850
Good condition with signs of age, please see photos.

Amida Nyorai 阿弥陀如来. Buddha of Infinite Light (Sk: Amitabha, Jp: Muryoukou 無量光), also Buddha of Infinite Life (Sk: Amitayus, Jp: Muryouju 無量寿). The term Amida probably derives from a combination of the Chinese translations of Amitabha and Amitayus. Amida is one of the Five Wisdom Tathagatas *gochi nyorai 五智如来; and one of the Buddhas of the Ten Directions. He is the most popular of the transhistorical Buddhas, whose paradise, or Pure Land joudo 浄土,

Will be packaged with care and shipped registered.

Lot details
Object
Buddha
Material
wood lacquered
Period
ca. 1850
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Title of artwork
Amida nyorai 阿弥陀如来
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
20×7.5×5 cm
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