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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

Antique Burmese offering vessel

Antique Burmese offering vessel

850 euro
Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

300 euro
Old Burmese Throne

Old Burmese Throne

100 euro
Large antique Mandalay Buddha statue

Large antique Mandalay Buddha statue

3950 euro
Antique Burmese offering vessel

Antique Burmese offering vessel

550 euro
Old bronze Samantabhadra statue

Old bronze Samantabhadra statue

850 euro
Old Nepali bronze Buddha statue

Old Nepali bronze Buddha statue

275 euro
Special antique wooden Burmese Buddha

Special antique wooden Burmese Buddha

3750 euro
Antique Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique Burmese Shan Buddha

150 euro
Large old bronze Tara statue

Large old bronze Tara statue

2450 euro
Old wooden Buddha statue

Old wooden Buddha statue

125 euro
Old Nepali Lokeshvara statue

Old Nepali Lokeshvara statue

750 euro
Antique wooden Buddha statue

Antique wooden Buddha statue

275 euro
Antique Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique Burmese Shan Buddha

150 euro
Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

275 euro
Antique Burmese offering vessel

Antique Burmese offering vessel

375 euro
Special bronze Nepali crowned Buddha statue

Special bronze Nepali crowned Buddha statue

2750 euro
Old bronze Burmese Buddha statue

Old bronze Burmese Buddha statue

1950 euro
Antique Nepali bronze Basundara statue

Antique Nepali bronze Basundara statue

650 euro
Antique Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique Burmese Shan Buddha

75 euro
Antique gilded Shan Buddha statue

Antique gilded Shan Buddha statue

175 euro
Bronze Vajrasattva statue

Bronze Vajrasattva statue

150 euro
Antique Burmese sandstone Buddha statue

Antique Burmese sandstone Buddha statue

2850 euro
Antique bronze Nepali Prajnaparamita statue

Antique bronze Nepali Prajnaparamita statue

750 euro
Antique Burmese home shrine

Antique Burmese home shrine

350 euro
Large bronze Aparmita Buddha statue

Large bronze Aparmita Buddha statue

2750 euro
Old Nepali Medicine Buddha statue

Old Nepali Medicine Buddha statue

500 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

1450 euro
Old bronze Nepali Saraswati statue

Old bronze Nepali Saraswati statue

475 euro
Old wooden Burmese throne

Old wooden Burmese throne

1250 euro
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