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Buddha

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Gautama Buddha, the guru of millions of Buddhist all over the world, was the Enlightened One and was the founder of Buddhism. Lord Buddha was the one who found the meaning of all the truths about the way of life, death, and rebirth. The truth of these aspects of all living beings was explained by Lord Buddha through teachings of Dharma, Karma and Samsara. Samsara is also known as the Emptiness which has been the topic of many religious scholars all over the world for a long period of time. In fact, the teachings of Buddha have been seen as the research factors for many religious scholars.

Being the birthplace of Gautama Buddha, Nepal is the center of thousands of Buddhist devout all over the world. Vajrayana Buddhism, one of the great vehicles among the three Vehicles in Buddhism, is the core Buddhist tradition in Nepal. Vajrayana Buddhism is believed to influence the Buddhism of Nepal nearly after the death of Ashoka, the Emperor.

Birthplace of Gautama Buddha

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Lumbini, a part of Nepal is known all over the world as the birthplace of Buddha. Born in the royal family of Shakya Clan that lies in the hill of Kapilvastu, Prince Siddhartha was believed to be either a great conqueror or a great sage. In both future, he was declared to be the center of great change in the history of Living Beings. And Prince Siddhartha spend most of his childhood inside the castles. Thus Lumbini is known as the four most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in the world. Other three Buddhist pilgrimage sites are Bodh Gaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar.

Bodh gaya was where Gautama Buddha attained great Nirvana and found the Buddhist tradition among the ancient religions i.e. Hinduism etc. Sarnath was the place where Gautama Buddha gave his first preaching about the knowledge of Enlightenment to Kaundinya and other four monks. These five monks are said to be the first disciples of Lord Buddha. Kushinagar was the place where Gautama Buddha attained the Pariniravana i.e. death of Buddha.

Lumbini, was the place where Prince Siddhartha found and realize the necessity of truths to surpass the major problems of life i.e. suffering, pain, death, old age, and rebirth. This curiosity of Prince Siddhartha was the cause of his anxiety to find the truth behind these problems of life. Lumbini was also the place where son of Gautama Buddha was ordained as the Buddhist disciples being the youngest Buddhist monks during those times.

Teachings of Buddha

Lord Buddha gave his first preaching of his knowledge at Sarnath. There are thousands of Buddhist sutras that records the Buddhist teachings but Lord Buddha mainly focus his teachings on Dharma, Karma, Four Noble Truths, Noble Eightfold Paths, Three Universal truths, Five Precepts etc. The list goes on and on. The Buddhist councils that was established after the death of Buddha recorded all the oral teachings of Buddha into scriptures thus it was called sutras. This was only possible due to help of Ananda, Mahakasyapa and Upali. These three disciples are some of the best disciples of Buddha.

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Buddhist sculptures

Buddha statues are the representation of Lord Buddha himself and in the present time, Buddha statues are the source of inspiration of meditation, knowledge etc. Nepal as well as Tibet is known for their superior arts in Buddhist skills and artistic expertise in making Buddha statues. Nepali Buddha statues and Tibetan Buddha statues are some of the most famous Nepal Tibet Buddha statues in Eastern as well as western Buddhist community. There are thousands of Giant Buddha statues that are built in many Buddhist countries such as China, Korea, Japan, Burma etc. Burma and Thailand are the Buddhist countries where there are over 10,000 Buddhist monuments that have been constructed for hundreds of years.

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Our collections of Buddha statues and arts

Old bronze Jambhala statue

Old bronze Jambhala statue

275 euro
Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

275 euro
Very early Jain statue with inscriptions

Very early Jain statue with inscriptions

600 euro
Bronze Nepali Medicine Buddha statue

Bronze Nepali Medicine Buddha statue

175 euro
Very special bronze Burmese Buddha statue

Very special bronze Burmese Buddha statue

47,500 euro
Old bronze Nepali Ganesha statue

Old bronze Nepali Ganesha statue

350 euro
Old wooden Burmese Mandalay Buddha

Old wooden Burmese Mandalay Buddha

800 euro
Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

500 euro
Old bronze Nepali Green Tara

Old bronze Nepali Green Tara

1,350 euro
Special antique marble Jain statue

Special antique marble Jain statue

2,750 euro
Old red Burmese offering vessel

Old red Burmese offering vessel

750 euro
Special antique bronze Shan Buddha statue

Special antique bronze Shan Buddha statue

7,500 euro
Old marble Hanuman statue

Old marble Hanuman statue

650 euro
Old bronze Burmese Buddha statue

Old bronze Burmese Buddha statue

500 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Burmese Mandalay Buddha statue

1,850 euro
Old bronze Manjushri statue

Old bronze Manjushri statue

550 euro
Old bronze nepali Ganesha statue

Old bronze nepali Ganesha statue

250 euro
Old bronze Nepali Lokeshwor statue

Old bronze Nepali Lokeshwor statue

1,750 euro
Old bronze Parvati statue

Old bronze Parvati statue

900 euro
Old bronze Nepali White Tara statue

Old bronze Nepali White Tara statue

325 euro
Antique marble Ganesha statue

Antique marble Ganesha statue

2,850 euro
Old marble Burmese Buddha statue

Old marble Burmese Buddha statue

900 euro
Old Burmese Buddha statue

Old Burmese Buddha statue

1,600 euro
Pair of old marble lion statues

Pair of old marble lion statues

700 euro
Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

600 euro
Special antique Ivory Japanese Zushi shrine

Special antique Ivory Japanese Zushi shrine

14,500 euro
Antique bronze Thai Sukhothai Buddha statue

Antique bronze Thai Sukhothai Buddha statue

1,600 euro
Antique ivory Japanese figure

Antique ivory Japanese figure

1,500 euro
Old wooden Burmese Monk statue

Old wooden Burmese Monk statue

300 euro
Old wooden Burmese Throne

Old wooden Burmese Throne

1,250 euro
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