Seated Amida (Amitabha) with Raigo Mudra , Lacquered and gilt cypress wood, Late Heian Period (Mid-11th Century) Kyoto National Museum . This Amida has gentle eyes and nose and smooth, orderly robes. Its hands are in the mudra (hand position) of raigo, welcoming spirits of the dead. This Amida was owned by Yakurin-ji Temple, in Kumiyama-cho, south of Kyoto. It was transferred to Sairinji Temple in 1871 (Meiji 4), and then to the Japanese government in 1971.