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Mahāsthāmaprāpta 'He who has obtained Great Power', the name of an important mythical Bodhisattva . He is especially popular in east Asian Buddhism.

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Figure 46 Vajragarbha at Uku-C
The Sixteen Bodhisattvas in the Dharmadhatu. Mandala. Figure 58 Mahasthamaprapta at Sva-C2.
Strength (Mahasthamaprapta). This Bodhisattva's light is a brilliant red which fills the head and covers the skin.
Mahasattvas, Avalokiteshvara and Mahasthamaprapta.
and Mahasthamaprapta and by Puyue's Avalokitesvara echo the figures' faces.
670 Lect 19
Vishambhin. Akasha-Garbha. Samantabhadra.

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Bactrian Greeks, the Bamiyan and Avukana Buddha statues
On the other side is the bodhisattva Mahasthamaprapta with his consort Prajna – all referred to as acolytes of Buddha Amitabha who resides in Sukhavati.

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Mahasthamaprapta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mahasthamaprapta. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation, search.
File:Mahasthamaprapta.jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
File:Mahasthamaprapta.jpg. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Harold Stewart on Mahasthamaprapta Bodhisattva
Seishi Bosatsu (Mahasthamaprapta) - Boddhisattva of Strength
Seishi Bosatsu, Bodhisattva of Wisdom, Strength, & Power; Japanese Buddhism Photo Dictionary.
Mahasthamaprapta (bodhisattva) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
Mahasthamaprapta (bodhisattva), in Mahayana Buddhism, a bodhisattva (“ buddha-to-be”) who is most popular among the Pure Land sects.

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