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Maitreya (Sanskrit), Metteyya (Pali), Maithri (Sinhalese), Jampa (Wylie: byams pa) or Di-lặc (Vietnamese), is regairdit as a futur Buddha o this warld in Buddhist eschatology. In some Buddhist leeteratur, such as the Amitabha Sutra an the Lotus Sutra, he is referred tae as Ajita.

Maitreya Buddha
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Maitreya frae Gandhara, 2nt Century
Sanskrit मैत्रेय (Maitreya)
Pāli Metteyya
Burmese အရိမေတ္တယျ [ʔəɹḭmèdja̰]
Cheenese 彌勒菩薩 (Mílè Púsa)
Japanese 弥勒菩薩 (Miroku Bosatsu)
Korean 미륵보살 (Mireuk Bosal)
Mongolie ᠮᠠᠶᠢᠳᠠᠷᠢ᠂ ᠠᠰᠠᠷᠠᠯᠲᠣ;
Майдар, Асралт;
Mayidari, Asaraltu
Okinawan 弥勒御迎 (Miruku Unkee)
Shan ဢရီႉမိတ်ႈတေႇယႃႉ
Sinhala මෛත්‍රී බුදුන් (Maithri Budun)
Thai พระศรีอริยเมตไตรย (Phra Si Ariya Mettrai)
Tibetan བྱམས་པ་
Vietnamese Di-lặc (bồ-tát)
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Veneratit bi Mahayana, Theravada, Vajrayana
Attributes Great Benevolence
Precedit bi Gautama Buddha
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