Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"
Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"

Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Three Headed Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"

Material: Bronze

Origin: Thailand

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  • Antique Thai Style Bronze Protective Naga, Snake or Serpent Statue - 30cm/12"

    Measures - (Height) 30cm/12"

    An antique Thai style protective three-headed Naga, Snake or Serpent from HD Asian Art. In the Buddhist culture the Naga or serpent offers protection.

    In Buddhist iconography, the Naga—a mythical serpent-like being—holds a significant place, embodying various aspects of spirituality, protection, and enlightenment. Among the myriad representations of Nagas, the three-headed Naga stands out for its profound symbolism and deep spiritual meaning.

    In Buddhist cosmology, Nagas are believed to be powerful, semi-divine beings that dwell in the netherworlds, often associated with water bodies such as rivers, lakes, and oceans. They are considered protectors of the Dharma (Buddhist teachings) and guardians of hidden treasures and sacred sites. Nagas are also revered for their association with rain, fertility, and abundance.

    The depiction of the Naga with three heads holds deep symbolic significance within Buddhist iconography. Each head represents a different aspect of existence and consciousness, offering insights into the nature of reality and the path to enlightenment. One interpretation suggests that the three heads symbolize the past, present, and future, representing the eternal cycle of birth, death, and rebirth (samsara).

    Another interpretation of the three-headed Naga associates each head with a specific quality or virtue central to Buddhist practice. The first head represents wisdom (prajna), signifying the ability to discern truth and attain enlightenment through insight and understanding. The second head embodies compassion (karuna), emphasizing the importance of empathy, kindness, and altruism in alleviating suffering. The third head symbolizes power (shakti), representing the transformative energy that drives spiritual growth and liberation.

    In Buddhist tradition, the Naga is often depicted as a guardian deity, protecting sacred sites, relics, and teachings from harm. The three-headed Naga, with its formidable appearance and divine attributes, serves as a powerful symbol of spiritual protection and guardianship. Devotees often invoke the Naga's blessings for safety, prosperity, and spiritual progress, particularly during rituals and ceremonies.

    The three-headed Naga in Buddhism serves as a potent symbol of spiritual wisdom, compassion, and power. Through its rich symbolism and profound teachings, it inspires practitioners to cultivate virtuous qualities and transcend the limitations of dualistic thinking.

    As we contemplate the meaning of the three-headed Naga, may we deepen our understanding of Buddhist philosophy and strive to embody its timeless wisdom in our lives.

    The casting of this piece is lovely as you can see in the fine details of the Naga. Each detail is rendered perfectly. The distinctive patina of the piece is also particularly delightful.

    This traditional in appearance piece is sure to add protection to your home, office or sacred space.

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l have received the parcel. That's really an excellent and lovely carved Buddha. Thank you very much.

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Ware ist heute angekommen und ich bin sehr überrascht wie wunderschön der Elefant ist ,vielen Dank bis auf ein nächstes mal Dein Kunde!

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My partner got back from Thailand this evening, and was surprised and delighted to see the walking Buddha statue I bought from you recently. We both like it very much indeed - you don't see so many walking Buddha statues, and this one is very well moulded and finely detailed. You also packed it very thoroughly for posting. So thank you very much! It looks very beautiful in our hall, facing visitors as they come through our front door.

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