Japanese Antique Amida Nyorai

Japanese Antique Amida Nyorai

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Japanese

Period

Pre 1900

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Antique Japanese figure of Amida Buddha (Amida Nyorai), Buddha of Infinite Light seated on an open lotus. Made of carved and gilt lacquered wood with a dark patina from many years of incense and candle smoke. His hands are in Mida no Jōin (Meditation Mudra), a mudra specific to the Japanese Amida Buddha. Just below his ushnisha (nikkei) is a crystal Nikkeishū (Nikkei Jewel), believed to “radiate the light of the world”. On his forehead is a similar circular crystal urna (Byakugo) – through which the light of Buddhism is transmitted.

Age: Edo Period (1603-1867)

Dimensions: 14 1/2″ high x 10″ wide

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Antique Japanese figure of Amida Buddha (Amida Nyorai), Buddha of Infinite Light seated on an open lotus. Made of carved and gilt lacquered wood with a dark patina from many years of incense and candle smoke. His hands are in Mida no Jōin (Meditation Mudra), a mudra specific to the Japanese Amida Buddha. Just below his ushnisha (nikkei) is a crystal Nikkeishū (Nikkei Jewel), believed to “radiate the light of the world”. On his forehead is a similar circular crystal urna (Byakugo) – through which the light of Buddhism is transmitted.

Age: Edo Period (1603-1867)

Dimensions: 14 1/2″ high x 10″ wide

Additional information

Region

Japanese

Period

Pre 1900

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