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MAITREYA

Indian Happiness God

Smiling Buddha of the Future

Get back to the future with this cheerful BUDDHA. He is a delightfully happy — and very rotund — figure. It seems that in the future, everyone will be smiling and possess a large belly.

MAITREYA means ‘Loving One’ and there’s lots to love about him too. He is persistently popular and you’ll find statues of him everywhere.

His Chinese equivalent is MI-LO-FO.

MAITREYA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : MAITREYA
Name means : Loving One
Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Happiness
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GREAT, really beneficial
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 3468

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Article last updated on 15 February 2013 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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