Antique Indonesian Style Javanese Standing Protection Buddha Statue - 38cm/15"
Measures (Height) 38cm/15"
An Indonesian (Java) Amoghasiddhi Buddha in 13th century Majapahit style.
The perfect Buddha for those looking for infallible success or the vanquishing of jealously and envy. This magnificent Buddha is stood on a lotus leaf pedestal which is itself stood on a multi-tiered square pedestal decorated with elephant symbols.
His robe is draped over both shoulders and cascades in classical waves to the floor. The lower hem of the robe comes all the way down so that the under-cloth or skirt is completely covered.
The pedestal upon which Buddha stands forms an aureole, with flaming border, behind the head of the Buddha. This symbolises his divinity.
The Buddha's hands face outwards in the double abhaya mudra. The Abhaya mudra "gesture of fearlessness" is a mudra (gesture) that offers protection, reassurance and safety. Dispelling fear and according divine protection and bliss in many Indian religions. His hands are held upright, with the palms facing outwards.
This is one of the earliest mudras found depicted on a number of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain images. 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 Amoghasiddhi Buddha represents the accomplishment of all action. His name means 'Infalliable Success". Meditation on Amoghasiddhi Buddha vanquishes envy and jealousy, two often impulsive actions.
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.
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