Should I Change My Buddhist Shrine Image?

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Question: Having become a Pure Land practitioner (净土行者) who focuses on practising mindfulness of Āmítuófó (阿弥陀佛), due to space constraint, should I change my Contemplator Of The World’s Sounds Bodhisattva (Guānyīn Púsà: 观音菩萨) image, which has been on my home shrine for many years already, to his?

Answer: I notice that the image has a Buddha on her crown. As all crown Buddhas on her images represent Āmítuófó, who is her main teacher, there is no need to change the image at all.

You already have two-in-one Buddha (teacher)-Bodhisattva (student) images. The Bodhisattva is also a Pure Land practitioner, a great example too. It is also alright to have another smaller Āmítuófó image placed in front and centre, if there is space.

Please Be Mindful Of Your Speech, Namo Amituofo!

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