Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 23cm/9"
Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 23cm/9"
Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 23cm/9"
Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 23cm/9"
Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 23cm/9"
Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 23cm/9"
Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 23cm/9"
Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 23cm/9"
Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 23cm/9"
Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 23cm/9"

Buddha Statue - Antique Indonesian Style Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 23cm/9"

Material: Bronze

Origin: Indonesia

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  • Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 23cm/9"

    Measures (Height) 23cm/9"

    An Indonesian Javanese style Amitabha Buddha perfect for those searching for serenity, meditation or an antidote to desire.

    This delightful Buddha is seated on a double-lotus pedestal, in the adamantine posture of vajraparyankasana, the right leg over the left, with the soles of both feet facing upward. His robes are draped over both shoulders, and a portion of the garment that covers the left wrist falls behind the figure. The lower hem of the robe comes all the way down so that the undercloth or skirt is completely covered.

    The seated Buddha is enthroned upon a lotus petal pedestal which it itself set upon a decorated square pedestal. Buddha Amitbha's hands are held in a meditation Mudra. Fingers barely touching and gently folded over the lap with palms facing upward - representing gentleness and purity.

    In his hands he holds a alms bowl demonstrating the charity and generosity of the Buddha. His eyes are downcast, his compassionate face bestowing peace, blessings and inner serenity on his devotees.

    The Amitabha Buddha symbolizes mercy and wisdom. Tantric meditation on Amitabha is an antidote to desire. He reigns over Sukhavati (the Western paradise) which is also called the Pure Land. Those reborn in the Pure Land experience the joy of hearing Amitabha teach the dharma until they are ready to enter Nirvana. The Buddha is backed by a mandala wheel and aureole with a beaded border and flaming rim, topped by a lotus flower finial. This symbolises his divinity.

    He has a third eye or urna on his forehead symbolizing the ability of Buddha to see past our mundane universe of suffering. The large ushnisha protuberance on top of his head symbolises his high level of spiritual development.

    Provenance: Ex- private Boston, MA, USA collection. All items are guaranteed to be as described. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all purchases upon request.

    Scholarly Reference:

    New York Metropolitan Museum Collection - Accession Number: 1987.142.23

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  • We genuinely hope that all purchases delight.

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Both items arrived in excellent condition. I am delighted with them; they are outstandingly beautiful pieces.

Edward, Rotorua, New Zealand

The 3 parcels have arrived, safe and sound as before. Again as ever, I am so impressed with your care and professionalism in packaging and sending the statues. The Buddha statues from you will be our family heirloom and bring the peace and happiness to us. Your kindness and generosity is profoundly appreciated.
The parcels arrived yesterday but I couldn't open until this morning. Take care and thank you again.

Truong, Toronto, Canada

Beautiful. I received the Buddha yesterday in the midst of a TREMENDOUS thunderstorm, and it was perfectly dry and nice. (Not only your plastic covering worked, but DHL was nice enough to put the entire box int a huge plastic bag.) Many thanks.

Paul, Boston, MA, USA

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