Maitreya Buddha amulets

Maitreya Buddha

Buddha Maitreya (Tibetan: Jetsun Jampa Gonpo) is a Mahābodhisattva
who would be the next Buddha to come when teaching the Buddha Sakyamuni, will have disappeared.
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Belief in the advent of Maitreya is common
to theravāda and mahāyāna schools of Buddhism.
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In the distant future (about 5000 years after the Parinirvana of Buddha Sakyamuni), when the Buddhist teachings are extinguished,
the Buddha Maitreya will incarnate to teach again
the Holy Dharma.
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The Most Holy Nagarjuna describes the devotion towards Maitreya
as an easy way to enlightenment.
Buddha Maitreya is known as a protector of beings,
wearing an amulet in his image
against the dangers of material life and a physical connection
with the Buddha of the future.