A buddhist robot that speaks and answers questions during a service is a first in Japan. According to Tensho Goto, the creator of the robot, the god of mercy Bodhisattva in different forms. So also in a futuristic form.
The robot is 195 centimeters tall and weighs 60 kilograms. He is mainly made of stainless steel and the face and hands are made of silicone. It has the buddhists tens of millions of yen cost to him. Translated more than 70,000 euros.
‘Less’, the robot would have a positive impact on people during the service. By eye contact and hand gestures is the relationship with the robot is also stronger. It gives the worshippers more space for their imagination to use. This is the futuristic robot also made. Goto, the designer of the robot, wants more than the classic buddhist images and photos. He must be able to communicate with people.
The robot preaches and sings for 25 minutes in the shortest and most popular buddhist hartsoetra. Who wants the robot can still see up to 6 may.