Asita

Buddhist - One of the Eighteen Lohan. In some accounts he is regarded as an incarnation of Maitreya. Some say that he was the uncle of Naradatta. He is depicted with long eyebrows, sitting on a rock and clasping one knee. In some references, known as Asita, Maitreya, Maitreya, Fu-tai-shih, Warai-botoke, Chakravartin, Chinese Hsiao Fo, Mi-lo-fo, Pu T'ai Hoshang, Hindu Kalki, Japanese Miro(ku), Hotei, Korean Miruk, Manchurian Maidari, Mongolian Maidari, Pali Metteya, Tibetan Byams-pa, Chem-pa, Ajita, Ajita, Chinese A-shih-to, Chinese A-shih-to, A-tzu-ta, A-tzu-ta, A-shih-to, Mi-lofo, Mi-lofo, Mi-lo Fo, Mi-lo Fo, etc (see Mi-lo-fo)Tibetan Ma-p'am-pa, etc (see Mi-lo-fo)Tibetan Ma-p'am-pa, M-phem-pa or M-phem-pa.

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