20. Maitreya Buddha
Style: Red (mar-thang)

Maitreya is a bodhisattva who will appear on Earth in the future, achieve complete enlightenment, and teach the pure dharma. Maitreya Buddha was painted sitting on his throne in Tusita Heaven. Tusita Heaven is where all bodhisattvas destined to reach full enlightenment go in this life or the next. Practitioners will venerate Maitreya to reach Tusita Heaven through meditation.