Amitābha Buddha Brass Statuette Travel Altar Meditation Shrine Statue, shown here in the "Abhayamudrā (gesture of fearlessness) mudrā, seated on a lotus. This "mudra", with the right hand raised, is the gesture of reassurance and safety, which dispels fear and accords divine protection and bliss. This statue is hand cast, ornately detailed solid brass with a dark patina. Size is approximately 5 cm's tall; Perfect for use on a travel shrine/altar. Amitābha is the principal Buddha of Pure Land Buddhism. In Vajrayana Buddhism, Amitābha is known for his longevity, discernment, pure perception, and the purification of aggregates with deep awareness of the emptiness of all phenomena. According to some sutras, Amitābha possesses infinite merit resulting from great deeds cultivated across his countless past lives as Dharmākara Bodhisattva. The name Amitābha translates to "infinite light." He is also known as Amitāyus, which is understood to be the name of his Saṃbhogakāya form. Available gold plated (Rolled Gold, aka Gold Filled), or plain brass. The minimum quantity order is 5 pieces per statue and 10 statues total.