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Tibetan Buddha Statues

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In Tibet, Buddha statues are considered as the symbol of sacred support for different Buddhist practices in Tibet. Tibetan Buddha statues are the core of Tibetan Buddhist altar. In Tibetan Buddhism, Buddha statues are believed to be alive and provide blessings to living beings, and Buddhist devout in Tibetan Buddhism also believe in using the right kind of Tibetan Buddha statues to move on the right path and also inspire others in taking the right path. Finding the peace and calm through the medium of Buddha statues, is one of the common practices in Tibetan Buddhism.

Along with Nepal, Tibet is also known all over the world for their unique as well as different styles of Buddha statues. Being the representation of Gautama Buddha himself, Buddha statues in Tibet are also considered sacred and holy so Tibetan Buddha statues are seen with highly religious importance. Tibetan Buddha statues are also considered as a medium during chanting practices, and provide motivation and internal satisfaction, that may lead to the Enlightenment. The two core of Jokhang Temple are Buddha images of Shakyamuni Buddha as well as Vairocana Buddha. Buddha statue of Shakyamuni Buddha was brought by Princess Bhrikuti as a part of her dowry, while, Buddha image of Vairocana Buddha was brought by Princess Wengcheng. Both Princess Bhrikuti and Princess Wengcheng are two wives of King Songtsan Gampo of Tibet.

Buddha statues in Tibet

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Tibetan Buddha statues in our gallery are some of the quite antique and ancient Buddha statues. In Tibetan Buddhism, statues of Buddha are mostly made of gilded bronze, while some of them are made of gold or silver. Some of the important features of Tibetan Buddha statues are:

  1. Buddha statues are depicted with Halo
  2. Buddha statues are made with the lotus-throne pedestal
  3. Shakyamuni Buddha statues are depicted with shoulder exposed
  4. Shakyamuni Buddha is depicted with rotating the "Wheel of Law" –which is believed to crush all the delusions.
  5. The main features of Tibetan Buddha statues is simplicity
  6. Carvings in Buddha statues using jade, stone, ivory, bamboo, horn, clay materials.

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Types of Tibetan Buddha statues

Our Nepal Tibet Buddha statues collection is one of the largest collection in the world, and our Buddha statues gallery consists of different types of Tibetan Buddha statues in accordance of size, poses, hand mudras, types of materials used. Tibetan Buddha statues are mostly depicted with holding bajra in the hands of the Buddha statues. Tibetan Buddhist deities are often depicted and represented with hands and fingers in ritual poses, i.e. Mudra. Important Buddha mudras depicted in Tibetan Buddha statues are Abhaya, Bhumisparsha, Vitarka mudra, and Namaskara Mudra. Tibetan as well as Nepali Buddha statues depicted with different mudras have their own symbolic meanings such as Abhaya depicts protection, blessing while Bhumisparsa mudra in Buddha statues represents witness and earth touching.

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Our collections of Buddha statues and arts

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

275 euro
Antique Burmese Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Buddha statue

1950 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

875 euro
12th century Pagan Votive Tablet

12th century Pagan Votive Tablet

300 euro
Old teakwooden panel with lotus flowers

Old teakwooden panel with lotus flowers

200 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

4950 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

325 euro
Antique wooden Laotian Buddha statue

Antique wooden Laotian Buddha statue

1950 euro
Very special bronze Burmese Buddha statue

Very special bronze Burmese Buddha statue

Nepali bronze Buddha statue

Nepali bronze Buddha statue

200 euro
Antike Thai Rattanakosin Buddha statue

Antike Thai Rattanakosin Buddha statue

1350 euro
Antique wooden Thai Buddha statue

Antique wooden Thai Buddha statue

1250 euro
High quality Nepali bronze Buddha statue

High quality Nepali bronze Buddha statue

1600 euro
Antique wooden Thai Buddha statue

Antique wooden Thai Buddha statue

225 euro
Old Burmese bronze Buddha statue

Old Burmese bronze Buddha statue

2900 euro
Large bronze Avalokiteshvara statue

Large bronze Avalokiteshvara statue

6500 euro
Newly made Nepali Maitreya Buddha statue

Newly made Nepali Maitreya Buddha statue

750 euro
Antique wooden Laotian Buddha

Antique wooden Laotian Buddha

1250 euro
Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

1750 euro
Antique Burmese wooden Buddha statue

Antique Burmese wooden Buddha statue

250 euro
Antique bronze Chiang Saen Buddha

Antique bronze Chiang Saen Buddha

3750 euro
Newly made Nepali Buddha statue

Newly made Nepali Buddha statue

850 euro
Antique wooden Thai Buddha statue

Antique wooden Thai Buddha statue

175 euro
Antique bronze Laotian Buddha statue

Antique bronze Laotian Buddha statue

4250 euro
Antique lacquerware Buddha statue

Antique lacquerware Buddha statue

150 euro
Special antique bronze Shan Buddha statue

Special antique bronze Shan Buddha statue

Antique wooden Laos Buddha statue

Antique wooden Laos Buddha statue

2500 euro
Antique set of Buddha with monk statues

Antique set of Buddha with monk statues

2450 euro
Antique Burmese marble Buddha statue

Antique Burmese marble Buddha statue

1000 euro
Antique Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

Antique Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

900 euro
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