MIROKU-BOSATSU

 

 

MIROKU-BOSATSU (Dealer: titcoRet) – Old Japanese wood carving Buddhist statue of ‘Miroku-Bosatsu’ (Maitreya Bodhisattva) dated back to the Edo period (1603-1868) at least or a little earlier, as the successor of Buddha who will appear in this world to relieve the people in 5,670 million years after Buddha’s death. According to one theory, its characteristic forward-bent posture is for going to meet deadman’s soul as soon as possible. Such pure and kind feeling of presence like carving by rural Buddhist sculptor. approx. H 22cm (8.66in)

 

 

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