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Buddha Maitreya

Buddha Maitreya is the embodiment of the loving-kindness of all Buddhas.

His hands are in the gesture of teaching Dharma, holding the stems of two lotuses symbolizing his omniscient wisdom of the three times.

The lotus on his right supports the Wheel of Dharma, symbolizing that he is the fifth founding Buddha of the thousand Buddhas of this Fortunate Aeon (Buddha Shakyamuni is the fourth)

The vase on his left is filled with life-giving nectars. He is seated in a posture indicating his readiness to arise in response to the needs of the world.

At the time of Buddha Shakyamuni, he manifested as a Bodhisattva disciple.


Thousand Arm Avalokiteshvara
Thousand Arm Avalokiteshvara
Amitabha
Amitabha
Amitayus
Amitayus
Asanga
Asanga
Atisha
Atisha
Avalokiteshvara
Avalokiteshvara
Bodhisattva Manjushri
Bodhisattva Manjushri
Buddha Shakyamuni
Buddha Shakyamuni
Chandrakirti
Chandrakirti
Dorje Shugden
Dorje Shugden
Dromtönpa
Dromtönpa
Field of Merit 1
Field of Merit 1
Field of Merit II
Field of Merit II
Geshe Chekawa
Geshe Chekawa
Ghantapa
Ghantapa
Green Tara
Green Tara
Hero Vajradharma
Hero Vajradharma
Heruka
Heruka
Je Tsongkhapa & Sons
Je Tsongkhapa & Sons
Kinkara
Kinkara
Geshe Langri Tangpa
Geshe Langri Tangpa
Lama Losang Tubwang Dorjechang
Lama Losang Tubwang Dorjechang
Buddha Maitreya
Buddha Maitreya
Medicine Buddha
Medicine Buddha
Manjushri
Manjushri
Nagarjuna
Nagarjuna
Naropa
Naropa
Shantideva
Shantideva
Samayavajra
Samayavajra
Stupa
Stupa
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Vajradhara
Vajradharma
Vajradharma
Solitary Vajrasattva
Solitary Vajrasattva
Vajrayogini
Vajrayogini
White Tara
White Tara
Wheel of Life
Wheel of Life

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