Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhrtha Gautama, Shakyamuni Buddha, or simply the Buddha. Was an ascetic and sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded. He is believed to have lived and taught mostly in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent. Sometime between the sixth and fourth centuries BCE. Gautama taught a Middle Way between sensual indulgence and the severe asceticism found in. Common in his region. He later taught throughout other regions of eastern India such as Magadha and Kosala. Gautama is the primary figure in Buddhism. He is recognized by Buddhists as an enlightened or divine. Teacher who attained full Buddhahood. And shared his insights to. Help sentient beingsend rebirth and suffering. Accounts of his life, discourses, and monastic rules are believed by. Buddhists to have been summarized after his death and. Memorized by his followers. Various collections of teachings attributed to him were passed down by oral tradition and first committed to writing about 400 years later. Of superlative casting and finish, the high-backed figure emanating power and spiritual energy in its naturalistic proportions. The figure cast seated in dhyanasana on a waisted pedestal encircled by two tiers of elaborate lotus lappets between bands of pearlised bosses. The left hand in dhyanamudra, the mudra of meditation, and the right hand bent with palm down before the right knee in bhumisparsamudra. The’earth-witnessing’ gesture, his torso draped in a loose robe, falling across one arm and around the shoulders while leaving the chest bare. The robes skillfully chased and incised with bold lotus-scroll bands and detailed borders of composite flowers at the hem. Cascading onto the base in crisp folds, some turning over to reveal the finely punched diaper with chevron border of the interior lining, the serene face with a hollowed urna above downcast eyes and a bow-shaped mouth, the flanking ears with pendulous lobes pierced with vertical slots. He tightly curled hair depicted through an array of small bossed whorls piling high upon a domed ushnisha below a spherical cintamani’jewel’ finial, brilliantly gilded overall except for the hair , which bears traces of blue pigment. Height: 31.0 cm 12.2 in. Base width: 26.0 cm / 10.2 in. Base thickness : 8.0cm / 3.15 in. The item “A Gilt-Bronze figure of Shakyamuni Sakyamuni Tibetan Buddhism Buddha Statue” is in sale since Thursday, July 21, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Buddhism\Statues & Figures”. The seller is “goldenwheat007″ and is located in , . This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country//Region of Manufacture: Nepal
- Religion: Tibetan Buddhism
- Material: Gilt-Bronze