Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated Wood Buddha Statue Enlightenment Mudra - 25cm/10"
Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated Wood Buddha Statue Enlightenment Mudra - 25cm/10"
Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated Wood Buddha Statue Enlightenment Mudra - 25cm/10"
Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated Wood Buddha Statue Enlightenment Mudra - 25cm/10"
Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated Wood Buddha Statue Enlightenment Mudra - 25cm/10"

Buddha - Antique Khmer Style Seated Wood Buddha Statue Enlightenment Mudra - 25cm/10"

Material: Wood

Origin: Cambodia

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  • Antique Khmer Style Seated Wood Buddha Statue Enlightenment Mudra 25cm/10"

    Measures (Height) 25cm/10"

    Antique Khmer style seated wood Buddha statue.

    The Buddha has a peaceful countenance with downcast introspective eyes and a firm brow. The bodies profile is with broad shoulders and slender waist, covered by a Sanghati robe worn diagonally over the left shoulder, and is graced by a heavily pleated flap draped to the navel. The right shoulder is left bare.

    The Buddha features an oval shaped face, with almond shaped downcast eyes. Curved eyebrows meet above a prominent nose, and contoured lips with an exalted expression, appear smiling. The shell like curls of the hair form are surmounted by a lotus flower ushnisha, symbolising his high level of spiritual development. His earlobes are stretched long from a youth spent as a prince wearing heavy gold earrings.

    The carving is beautiful as you can see in the fine details of the face. Each detail is rendered perfectly. The distinctive patina of the piece is also particularly delightful.

    The Buddha is seated in the half lotus position with his hands in the Bhumisparsa or 'Calling the Earth to Witness' mudra. With fingers slightly touching the ground this position represents the subduing of Mara (a demon) who bombarded Buddha with demons, monsters, violent storms and the three seductive daughters. Remaining steadfast the Buddha testified to his meritorious past by pointing to the earth and calling the Earth Goddess, Thorani.

    Rising from the ground the Earth Goddess wrings the water from her long black hair. By this action she raises a torrential flood that drowns Mara and his army of demons. This gesture reflects this story symbolizing enlightenment, as well as steadfastness and Buddha's achievement of perfection or nirvana.

    The sculpture provides the perfect traditional in appearance Buddha to bring serenity and timeless style to your home, office or sacred space.

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Arrived a few weeks ago. Beautiful!!

Kris, Rockville, MD, USA

We received the statue today. It's gorgeous! And arrived very quickly and safe. Thanks a lot!

Tonia, Kaliningrad, Russian Federation

I've just returned home to find my amazing Ganesh sitting waiting for me. He is absolutely beautiful, even more so then the pictures. I've been smiling all evening. Thank you so much.

Emma, Brighton, UK