Buddhist Mythology

The Gods and Bodhisvattas of Enlightenment...

AMITAYUS

Tibetan Awareness God

Also known as Amitayas

God of Light, Longevity and Good Fortune

The Tibetan manifestation of Amitabha, he’s another of the ‘Famous Five’ Dhyani Buddhas.

Once a king, he renounced everything to concentrate on worldly perfection.

He now lives in ‘Pure Land’ and at the last count has run up virtue marks to the value of 84,000.

Amitayus Facts and Figures

Name: Amitayus
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Amitayas

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Consciousness
Area of expertise: Consciousness

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 989

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Article last revised on November 03, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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