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  Amitabha with bhumisparsa mudra

 

Thailand

Bronze images of Amitabha (fig.), with the bodhisattvas Guan Yin (fig.) and Ti Tsang Wang (fig.), of whom the latter is also known by the Sanskrit name Ksitigarbha (fig.).

 

Here, Amitabha is depicted performing a bhumisparsa mudra (fig.), a pose which is by some claimed to be reserved for the Sakyamuni Buddha only, though with this image it seems that this claim can be challenged.

 

  Amitabha with bhumisparsa mudra