Buddha Statues - Antique Khmer Style Bronze Standing Abhaya Protection Buddha Statues (Pair) - 62cm/25"
Right Hand Buddha - (Height) 62cm / 25"
Left Hand Buddha - (Height) 52cm / 20"
A matched pair of antique Khmer style bronze Buddha statues. Each Buddha has a peaceful countenance with downcast introspective eyes and a firm brow and is stood in the double Abhaya mudra on a simple pedestal.
The peaceful countenance of Lord Buddha exudes harmony.
In the serene world of Buddhist iconography, the Abhaya Buddha emerges as a symbol of fearlessness and compassion. The gentle gesture of the raised hand, offering reassurance and protection, distinguishes this representation of the Buddha.
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. This is one of the earliest mudras found depicted on a number of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain images.
In a world often characterized by uncertainty and anxiety, the symbolism of the Abhaya Buddha resonates deeply. The mudra serves as a timeless reminder that, even in the face of life's challenges, the path of compassion and fearlessness can lead to inner peace and strength.
The Buddha's hands are held up in the 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.
The Buddha's hold up their left and right hands respectively. A Buddha with his left hand raised is particularly unusually, especially when part of a matched pair. The palms are facing outwards. This is one of the earliest mudras found depicted on a number of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain images.
A Mandala decorates the palm of each Buddha's outstretched hand, a symbol of meditation and serenity.
In various spiritual traditions, mandalas can be used to focus the attention of practitioners and adepts, as a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space and as an aid to meditation. In the Eastern religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Shinto it is used as a map representing deities, or especially in the case of Shinto, paradises, kami or actual shrines.
A mandala generally represents the spiritual journey, starting from outside to the inner core, through layers.
The bodies profile is with broad shoulders and slender waist, covered by a Sanghati robe worn over both shoulders, and graced by a simple sash draped around and from the navel.
Each 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.
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 Abhaya Buddha, with its powerful mudra and compassionate presence, invites us to embrace fearlessness and cultivate compassion in our journey through life. As we contemplate the symbolism of the raised hands and the teachings they embody, may we find inspiration to face challenges with courage, extend compassion to others, and walk the path towards inner peace and fearlessness.
The Abhaya Buddha stands as a timeless beacon, guiding us towards a life filled with courage, compassion, and the dispelling of fear.
The casting 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 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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