Many people have this misconception that the “four faced Buddha’ is a Buddha. That’s not so.
It is actually a Brahma God, residing in the Brahma realm. In Buddhist texts, the four faced Brahma God ACTUALLY refers to the four Brahmavihara (or Brahma realm). These four realms are METTA, KARUNA, UPPEKHA & MUDITA, or Loving Kindness, Compassion, Equanimity and finally – sympathetic joy.
Metta embraces all beings
Karuna embraces all those who suffer
Mudita embraces the prosperous
Upekkha embraces the good, bad, loved and unloved, pleasant and unpleasant.
Now you know,