Padmapani means lotus – in – hand. Padmapani’s left hand holds the stalk of the lotus. The right hand, opening upward, is raised in a gesture of granting favors, which also indicates his readiness to help.
Aparmita is the name given to Amitabha in his character of bestower of longevity. Aparmita may be turned either a “Crowned Buddha or a Bodhisattva and is therefore richly clad and wears the thirteen ornaments.