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 Milo Fo.
Maitreya Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Name means: Loving One
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Happiness
Area of expertise: Happiness
Good/Evil Rating: GREAT, really beneficial
Popularity index: 191
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Article last revised on April 20, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.