Amida Nyorai (Sanskrit: Amitabha Tathagata), the Buddha of Limitless Light, sits upon a lotus pedestal at the center of the altar. His hands form a mudra of meditation. His benevolent gaze, directed toward the devotee below, is symbolic of his boundless compassion
amyipaguana: “Image of Gautama Buddha” Kamakura Period; Shiga Ishiyamadera Temple
The Great Buddha of Kamakura is a monumental outdoor bronze statue of Amitābha Buddha located at the Kōtoku-in Temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The bronze statue probably dates from 1252, in the Kamakura period, according to temple records.
Standing Bosatsu (Bodhisattva), Kamakura period, 13th century, Japan, wood with gold pigment, polycromy, cut gold leaf and inlaid crystal eyes and lips