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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And Buddhists anticipate the open emergence of Maitreya Buddha, the 'Teacher alike of Angels and of Men' foretold to come by Gautama Buddha, some 2500 years ago, to inspire humanity to create a brilliant golden civilization based, as he put it, on Righteousness and Truth.
Pujan, who once worked in a HSBC call centre under the improbable nom de guerre of Brian Smith, masterminded a transfer to Shakti's next house at the head of the Likhir Valley, whose monastery is famous for an enormous statue of Maitreya Buddha.
The third one -- a 37- feet- high Maitreya Buddha, is located just a few kilometres from Sanku in Kargil.
The family of King Dutthagamani is here mapped onto the genealogy of the next Buddha Maitreya, with Dutthagamani's father Kavantissa destined to father Maitreya Buddha and Dutthagamani himself foreseen as the new Buddha's chief monastic disciple (p.
Cribb read the inscription as "Matargo Boud", a reference to Maitreya Buddha.
The youthful bands of male Hwarang, who gained their greatest glory during the battles for unification, became linked to the worship of the Maitreya Buddha.
Last year the company completed a CAD model to be used in creating the worlds largest statue, the Maitreya Buddha, in India.
A dedicated team at CADCAM software developer Delcam has completed the CAD model of the Maitreya Buddha that will be used as the basis of the world's largest statue.
The statue of Maitreya Buddha has been designed with the help of British architects and is due for completion by 2005.
Keim, a slight man with an earnest gaze, calls the large space in the front of his building the Maitreya Buddha Spiritual Center and School of Sharing.
1) The carving of Budai [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Cloth Bag), a Chinese version of the Maitreya Buddha, and the eighteen luohans [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], an indigenous group of luohans based on a group of sixteen from India, in niche no.
It is heartening to see the highest award for heritage conservation in the region, the UNESCO Asia Pacific Award of Excellence, awarded to the Basgo village community this year for the restoration of the 15th-century group of Maitreya Buddha temples of their remote village in the high-altitude region of Ladakh.