Amida Nyorai is also known as the Infinite Lifespan Nyorai because it has an infinite lifespan.
Continue to save people with that limitless life and limitless wisdom
The leader of the Western Pure Land. He is the most popular Tathagata.
“Namu Amida Butsu” means “I will devote myself to Amida Nyorai”.
No matter how bad a person is, if they chant “Namu Amida Butsu”,
He is a kind-hearted Buddha who will take you to the Pure Land after you die.
The process of coming to pick up a dead person is called raigo. Then, along with Kannon Bodhisattva and Seishi Bodhisattva as Amida Nyorai’s side attendants, he comes from the other side of the mountain with lively music.
Even the image of “death” that we fear is a kind-hearted Buddha that warmly envelops and softens.
Japan’s best casting Buddha statue made by Mr. Shuun Makita, a master of Buddhist statues
Takaoka is a copperware town that boasts Japan’s top production area for cast Buddha statues.
The area has a deep connection with Buddhism, and the production of Buddhist statues, Buddhist altars, and altar fittings is also popular. Casting, finishing, coloring, etc., are carefully crafted one by one by skilled craftsmen who have inherited traditional crafts and rich sensibilities. It is
This cast Buddha made in such a town of Takaoka is made by Shuun Makita, a master of Buddhist statues, who is called a busshi.
And we can create a highly accurate mold from the prototype made with all our heart.
The die-casting method, in which metal is poured into a mold at high pressure and solidified, is more precise than other castings, and the casting surface is smooth and beautifully finished.
After that, the cast Buddha statue is completed by coloring one by one by skilled craftsmen.
The face of the Buddha, which was created by combining the delicate techniques of “Busshi” and the modern casting method, is very delicate and beautiful and has a strong presence.
It is the best “cast Buddha” that allows you to feel the presence of Buddha close to you in your daily life.
Buddha statue with a calm expression
“Rahotsu” expresses a gentle face and an existence that surpasses human beings.
It is a calm face with a look full of affection.
Her hair is like a conch shell, and each curl is like a punch perm.
It is a testament only to Tathagata who has attained enlightenment, called ragami.
The whirlpool vortex is right-handed.
The large circle embedded in the center is the light of wisdom “Niku Keishu”.
It contains a lot of wisdom.
A sign of when you can be picked up from the Pure Land of Western Paradise
Amida Nyorai’s unique arrival stamp.
The right hand removes people’s fears, and the left hand grants wishes.
The heart of saving all people without abandoning is well conveyed.
Buddhist robe with presence even without decoration
A simple outfit covered with a piece of cloth.
Evidence of a Tathagata who has attained enlightenment.
They don’t wear accessories to dress up or show off.
A lotus seat shaped like a lotus flower
The thicker the muddy water, the larger the lotus flower blooms.
Mud is necessary to make beautiful flowers bloom.
Mud is “the world of confusion (this world)”.
The lotus flower is the “world of enlightenment” that is not stained with mud.
In other words, one cannot realize enlightenment without experiencing sorrow and hardship.
The Tathagata sits on the lotus throne as proof that he has attained enlightenment and became a Buddha.
Buddha statue specifications
・Size: about height 2.9in width 1.1in
・Pure gold plating finish
・Made of alloy
Buddhist sculptor: Shuun Makita