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LC control no.n 84029298
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingMaitreyanātha
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Variant(s)Maitreya (Buddhist deity)
Bodhisattva Maitreya (Buddhist deity)
Byams-pa (Buddhist deity)
Rje-btsun Byams-pa-mgon-po (Buddhist deity)
Byams-pa-mgon-po, Rje-btsun
Maidari (Buddhist deity)
Metteyya (Buddhist deity)
Milefo (Buddhist deity)
Mi-le-fo (Buddhist deity)
Miroku (Buddhist deity)
Maitreya Bodhisattva (Buddhist deity)
Maitreya Buddha (Buddhist deity)
Mile (Buddhist deity)
弥勒佛 (Buddhist deity)
Special noteNon-Latin script reference not evaluated.
Found inAmano, H. A study of the Abhisamaya-alaṃkāra-kārikā-śāstra-vr̥tti, 1975: pref. (Maitreya)
LC data base, 5-23-84 (hdg.: Maitreyanātha; variant: Bodhisattva Maitreya) LC manual auth. cd. (Traditionally accepted as teacher of Asaṅga, founder of the Yogacara school)
Śes rab kyi pha rol tu phyin paʼi man ṅag gi bstan bcos mṅon par rtogs ... 1986: p. 192 (Rje-btsun Byams-pa-mgon-po)
Śer phyin minon rtogs rgan rtsa ba daṅ ʼgrel ba, 1994: colophon (in Chinese: 弥勒佛 = Milefo [Wade-Giles: Mi-le-fo])
Britannica (website), viewed on March 10,2022 (Maitreya, in Buddhist tradition, the future Buddha, presently a bodhisattva residing in the Tushita heaven, who will descend to earth to preach anew the dharma ("law") when the teachings of Gautama Buddha have completely decayed; Maitreya is the earliest bodhisattva around whom a cult developed and is mentioned in scriptures from the 3rd century ce; he was accepted by all schools of Buddhism and is still the only Bodhisattva generally honoured by the Theravada tradition; the name Maitreya is derived from the Sanskrit maitrī ("friendliness"); in Pali the name becomes Metteyya, in Chinese Milefo, in Japanese Miroku, and in Mongolian Maidari; in Tibetan the bodhisattva is known as Byams-pa)
LCSH, May 2, 2022 (access points: Maitreya (Buddhist deity); Maitreya Bodhisattva; Maitreya Buddha; Metteyya (Buddhist deity); Mile (Buddhist deity); LCC #: BQ4690.M3-BQ4690.M34)
Invalid LCCNsh 85079949