This Amitabha statue is handmade in Kathmandu, Nepal by a 5th generation crafting family. Each statue is made using the lost wax method, which takes considerable time and skill. After bronze casting each statue is hand detailed and carved by master craftsmen. The face is gold painted and the robes are hand tiled.
Amitabha is the chief Buddha of the Lotus family. He emanates ruby red light which symbolizes love and compassion. His radiance warms and pacifies the hearts of all who gaze at him. He represents gentleness and openness. His posture portrays compassion and stillness and he wears a serene smile on his face. Amitabha sits in the aspect of meditating, encouraging the viewer to “subdue one’s mind.”
Measures approximately 6 inches tall.