On Exhibition

M Code: 02ST2020
Year: 2000
Copper (Lost wax method)
38 x 25cm

About the Art

Maitreya is a transcendent Bodhisattva residing in Tushita Heaven and referred to as Future Buddha. He became popular around 4th to 7th century. He is depicted sitting in pralambanasana with both his hands in Dharmachakra mudra holding a lotus flower in each hand. Each lotus possesses a Wheel of Dharma (right) and a ritual vase (left) respectively. He is dressed richly in bodhisattva garment and jewelry.

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