Amitayus

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Amitayus, from the private collection of Sogyal Rinpoche

Amitayus (Skt. Amitāyus, Tib. ཚེ་དཔག་མེད་, Tsepakmé; Wyl. tshe dpag med), 'The Buddha of Boundless Life' — a sambhogakaya aspect of Amitabha, particularly associated with longevity. He is mostly depicted sitting and holding in his hands a vessel containing the nectar of immortality. Amitayus is also one of the three deities of long life.

Transmissions Given to the Rigpa Sangha

  • 6 June 2010, Murnau, Germany, Sogyal Rinpoche—oral transmission of prayer & mantra

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