Currently on Display
Long Life Deities from the Collection, January 2018 – Present. Amitayus, the Buddha of Long Life, is one of the most represented figures in the collection of Jacques Marchais.
The name of this Buddha in Sanskrit, Amitayus, translates to Infinite Life. Together with White Tara and Ushnishavijaya, Amitayus is part of a larger group of three Long Life Deities from the Museum’s collection from Tibet, Mongolia, and Qing Dynasty, China.