Maitreya (Chinese, Mi-le) the Buddha of the Future.
Chinese Buddhist art
Shakyamuni Buddha, the Right Hand in Abhaya Mudra, the Left Hand Holding a Jewel, Chinese, late 6th century.
Pointing at the moon, looking at the moon, I’m just an old traveler along the way.
As illuminating for new enthusiasts of Chinese Buddhist art as for scholars and connoisseurs, Wisdom Embodied is a glorious tour of the Metropolitan’s unparalleled collection, certain to ear its place as a classic in the field…