Maitreya


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Maitreya

(miˈtreːjə)
n
(Buddhism) the future Buddha
[Sanskrit]
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Noun1.Maitreya - the Bodhisattva who is to appear as a Buddha 5000 years after the death of GautamaMaitreya - the Bodhisattva who is to appear as a Buddha 5000 years after the death of Gautama
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Caption: O Maitreya, Sikri, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, 2nd century AD.
MUSIC 2001 Sanada Maitreya - formerly known as Terence Trent D'arby - released his first album in six years on the internet.
Sumer Kotwal (art director) and Gaurav Maitreya (copywriter) from Publicis Sapient, who were the Gold winners of last year's competition, bagged Silver.
The emergence of the early cult of Maitreya (a future Buddha associated with an impending apocalypse) also seems to be deeply rooted in these regions, and this fact closely dovetails with Kosmin's compelling arguments about apocalyptic eschatology.
Then other Teachers also came through: Kuthumi, Sanat Kumara, Surya, Maitreya, Lord Shiva and more.
"Maitreya Bhattacharya needs medical help as his mental condition seems unstable," said a police officer, local TV network (http://zeenews.india.com/kolkata/man-found-living-with-mothers-corpse-in-kolkatas-salt-lake-2165722.html) Zee News reported.
"Maitreya Bhattacharya is being interrogated after neighbours complained about a stench from the house on Sunday night," said a police officer of Bidhannagar police station, adding the police have recovered the decomposed body of the woman.
Judyth was about 90% cured by the time the seminar organizer, Jiri Cekovsky, treated us for dinner at Maitreya, an absolutely wonderful Buddhist vegetarian restaurant.
While on the pirate's altar, Xuanzang was able to concentrate on the figure of the Maitreya Buddha so that he lost all awareness of his surroundings.
The tallest one-stone sculpture of Bodhisattva Maitreya was also discovered at the same complex.
The group paid particular attention to a statue of Maitreya, a Buddha from the Malla dynasty in Nepal dating back to 1100-1200, a statue of Gudea, prince of Lagash from Muse du Louvre, the Winged dragon, a statue of Dancing Shiva and Fountain of Light by renowned Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei.