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Maitreya, in Buddhist tradition, the future Buddha, presently a bodhisattva residing in the Tushita heaven, who will descend to earth to preach anew the dharma (“law”) when the teachings of Gautama Buddha have completely decayed. Maitreya is the earliest Bodhisattva around whom a cult developed and is mentioned in scriptures from the 3rd century CE. He was accepted by all schools of Buddhism and is still the only bodhisattva generally honored by the Theravada tradition. Buddha, Art, Traditional, Bodhi, Maitreya Buddha, Hindu Art, Buddhist, Dharma, Thangka

Maitreya, in Buddhist tradition, the future Buddha, presently a bodhisattva residing in the Tushita heaven, who will descend to earth to preach anew the dharma (“law”) when the teachings of Gautama Buddha have completely decayed. Maitreya is the earliest Bodhisattva around whom a cult developed and is mentioned in scriptures from the 3rd century CE. He was accepted by all schools of Buddhism and is still the only bodhisattva generally honored by the Theravada tradition.

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Buddha statue belonging to the Diskit monastery in the Nubra valley of Ladakh (India) inaugurated in 2010. The Dalai Lama inaugurated a 106-foot-tall Buddha statue during his nine-day visit to the Himalayan region of Ladakh. The statue of Buddha Maitreya is at a monastery in India's Jammu and Kashmir State. Buddhist monks welcomed the Dalai Lama at the monastery, playing religious musical instruments and drums. Hundreds of Ladakhi and Tibetan Buddhists attended the sermons by the Dalai Lama…

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