Login
Sign up

Send the page
Go to the forum
 
French
Maitreya Buddha

Maitreya Buddha





Artist : Anonymous


Submission to the UNESCO World Heritage (Définitif) : 1996

Item 1 on 4
Building(s)
Sculpture (Statue)

Area related
Pékin (China)

Description   

The second hall in Yong'an Temple keeps the smiling and plump Maitreya Buddha. He was a Vagrant Buddhist monk in the early 10th century with the secular name of Qici. He collected alms with a cloth bag and donated what he got to the temples.
Item(s) related   
Ajanta Caves :
Cave 22
Seven Buddha of the Past and Maitreya
Religious theme
Anonymous

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco :
Chinese Buddhist Art
Seated bodhisattva Maitreya with attendants
Bas-relief
Northern Qi
Anonymous
551
Stele of the bouddha Maitreya
Bas-relief
Tang Dynasty
Anonymous
687
Seated Buddha Maitreya
Statue
Tang Dynasty
Anonymous
675
South Asia to 600
The bodhisattva Maitreya
Statue
Anonymous
Sizes : 104 cm x 42 cm x 23 cm
approx. from 100 to 300

British Museum :
Asia
Seated Bodhisattva, probably Maitreya
Statuette
Anonymous
Xth century

Lama Temple :
Hall of the Heavenly Kings
Big Belly Maitreya
Statue
Anonymous
Pavilion of Ten Thousand Happinesses
Maitreya Buddha
Statue
Anonymous
Sizes : 26 m x 8 m x 8 m

Metropolitan Museum of Art :
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Maitreya Buddha
Stela
Dynastie Wei
Anonymous
from 489 to 495
Maitreya Buddha
Anonyme
Bodhisattva Maitreya