Masterpiece Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 41cm/16"
Masterpiece Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 41cm/16"
Masterpiece Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 41cm/16"
Masterpiece Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 41cm/16"
Masterpiece Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 41cm/16"
Masterpiece Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 41cm/16"
Masterpiece Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 41cm/16"
Masterpiece Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 41cm/16"
Masterpiece Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 41cm/16"
Masterpiece Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 41cm/16"

Buddha Statue - Masterpiece Antique Indonesian Style Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 41cm/16"

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  • Masterpiece Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Amitabha Buddha Statue - 41cm/16"

    Measures (Height) 41cm/16"

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

    This splendid Buddha is seated on a large 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.

    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 seated on a square pedestal backed by an aureole with a beaded border and flaming rim, topped by a lotus flower finial. Please note the flaming rim shows signs of wear.

    The head of the Buddha is backed by a smaller aureole symbolising his divinity. He also 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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