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Buddha

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Gautama Buddha, the guru of millions of Buddhist all over the world, was the Enlightened One and was the founder of Buddhism. Lord Buddha was the one who found the meaning of all the truths about the way of life, death, and rebirth. The truth of these aspects of all living beings was explained by Lord Buddha through teachings of Dharma, Karma and Samsara. Samsara is also known as the Emptiness which has been the topic of many religious scholars all over the world for a long period of time. In fact, the teachings of Buddha have been seen as the research factors for many religious scholars.

Being the birthplace of Gautama Buddha, Nepal is the center of thousands of Buddhist devout all over the world. Vajrayana Buddhism, one of the great vehicles among the three Vehicles in Buddhism, is the core Buddhist tradition in Nepal. Vajrayana Buddhism is believed to influence the Buddhism of Nepal nearly after the death of Ashoka, the Emperor.

Birthplace of Gautama Buddha

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Lumbini, a part of Nepal is known all over the world as the birthplace of Buddha. Born in the royal family of Shakya Clan that lies in the hill of Kapilvastu, Prince Siddhartha was believed to be either a great conqueror or a great sage. In both future, he was declared to be the center of great change in the history of Living Beings. And Prince Siddhartha spend most of his childhood inside the castles. Thus Lumbini is known as the four most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in the world. Other three Buddhist pilgrimage sites are Bodh Gaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar.

Bodh gaya was where Gautama Buddha attained great Nirvana and found the Buddhist tradition among the ancient religions i.e. Hinduism etc. Sarnath was the place where Gautama Buddha gave his first preaching about the knowledge of Enlightenment to Kaundinya and other four monks. These five monks are said to be the first disciples of Lord Buddha. Kushinagar was the place where Gautama Buddha attained the Pariniravana i.e. death of Buddha.

Lumbini, was the place where Prince Siddhartha found and realize the necessity of truths to surpass the major problems of life i.e. suffering, pain, death, old age, and rebirth. This curiosity of Prince Siddhartha was the cause of his anxiety to find the truth behind these problems of life. Lumbini was also the place where son of Gautama Buddha was ordained as the Buddhist disciples being the youngest Buddhist monks during those times.

Teachings of Buddha

Lord Buddha gave his first preaching of his knowledge at Sarnath. There are thousands of Buddhist sutras that records the Buddhist teachings but Lord Buddha mainly focus his teachings on Dharma, Karma, Four Noble Truths, Noble Eightfold Paths, Three Universal truths, Five Precepts etc. The list goes on and on. The Buddhist councils that was established after the death of Buddha recorded all the oral teachings of Buddha into scriptures thus it was called sutras. This was only possible due to help of Ananda, Mahakasyapa and Upali. These three disciples are some of the best disciples of Buddha.

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Buddhist sculptures

Buddha statues are the representation of Lord Buddha himself and in the present time, Buddha statues are the source of inspiration of meditation, knowledge etc. Nepal as well as Tibet is known for their superior arts in Buddhist skills and artistic expertise in making Buddha statues. Nepali Buddha statues and Tibetan Buddha statues are some of the most famous Nepal Tibet Buddha statues in Eastern as well as western Buddhist community. There are thousands of Giant Buddha statues that are built in many Buddhist countries such as China, Korea, Japan, Burma etc. Burma and Thailand are the Buddhist countries where there are over 10,000 Buddhist monuments that have been constructed for hundreds of years.

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Our collections of Buddha statues and arts

Large antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Large antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

4,200 euro
Old bronze Thai Buddha statue

Old bronze Thai Buddha statue

200 euro
Old bronze Nepali Indra statue

Old bronze Nepali Indra statue

750 euro
Very special alabaster Buddha statue

Very special alabaster Buddha statue

18,500 euro
Old bronze Nepali Tara statue

Old bronze Nepali Tara statue

950 euro
Antique bronze Thai Buddha statue

Antique bronze Thai Buddha statue

1,100 euro
Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

275 euro
12th century Terracotta Bagan tablet

12th century Terracotta Bagan tablet

300 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Temple

Antique wooden Burmese Temple

600 euro
Antique marble Jain statue from an Indian temple

Antique marble Jain statue from an Indian temple

2,200 euro
Antique bronze Thai Buddha statue

Antique bronze Thai Buddha statue

275 euro
Antique bronze Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

Antique bronze Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

275 euro
Antike Thai Rattanakosin Buddha statue

Antike Thai Rattanakosin Buddha statue

1,350 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

450 euro
Special large antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha

Special large antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha

11,500 euro
Antique bronze Thai Buddha statue

Antique bronze Thai Buddha statue

2,450 euro
Antique bronze Nepali Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara - Padmapani

Antique bronze Nepali Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara - Padmapani

950 euro
Antique bronze Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

Antique bronze Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

1,750 euro
Old bronze Nepali Vajra

Old bronze Nepali Vajra

150 euro
Bronze Nepali Medicine Buddha statue

Bronze Nepali Medicine Buddha statue

200 euro
High quality old bronze Nepali Bodhisattva statue

High quality old bronze Nepali Bodhisattva statue

4,500 euro
Antique marble Jain Buddha from a temple in Rajasthan

Antique marble Jain Buddha from a temple in Rajasthan

2,200 euro
Old bronze Nepali Medicinebuddha

Old bronze Nepali Medicinebuddha

275 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

500 euro
Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

500 euro
Special antique Burmese Buddha statue

Special antique Burmese Buddha statue

6,000 euro
Antique bronze Thai Buddha with monk statue

Antique bronze Thai Buddha with monk statue

450 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Mandalay Buddha

2,950 euro
Very special antique Burmese Buddha head

Very special antique Burmese Buddha head

3,950 euro
Antique marble Mandalay Buddha

Antique marble Mandalay Buddha

1,600 euro
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