This painting is a stunning depiction of Amitabha Buddha who is known in Buddhist traditions as the Buddha of Infinite Light and Life. Amitabha Buddha is depicted seated on a lotus throne with his hands in the meditation mudra which symbolizes his deep focus on compassion and meditation. The image of Amitabha Buddha exudes a sense of calmness and tranquility making it the perfect addition to any space that aims to promote inner peace and reflection.
Amitabha Buddha is a celestial Buddha who is revered in Mahayana Buddhism. He is also known as Amitayus, which means "Infinite Life," as he possesses limitless spiritual energy and enlightenment. According to Buddhist tradition, Amitabha presides over the Western Pure Land, a paradise where beings can attain enlightenment and liberation from the cycle of birth and death. Devotees of Amitabha recite his name and practice visualization techniques to connect with his energy and attain rebirth in his Pure Land. He is often depicted in Buddhist art with a serene expression and seated on a lotus throne, surrounded by other celestial beings.
This thangka painting is meticulously handpainted by skilled artisans using natural stone colors. The use of natural stone color in thangka painting not only creates a vivid and life like representation of Amitabha Buddha but it also makes the painting eco-friendlier and more sustainable so that each painting lasts for generations to come.