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Lord Buddha, the enlightened one and the founder of Buddhism, respected and followed by millions of people in the present world. Lord Buddha, after attaining Enlightenment in Bodh Gaya, started preaching the knowledge that he has acquired through the meditation and achievement of Nirvana i.e. ultimate knowledge. The teachings of Buddha leads thousands of monks, and ascetics who desired to find the ultimate knowledge of life, birth, death and rebirth. According to history of Lord Buddha, Young Prince Siddhartha who was born in the royal kingdom of Kapilvastu, Lumbini in Nepal, through sheer hardships and meditation achieve Nirvana and gained all knowledge regarding birth, life, old age, death, and rebirth.

Standing Buddha statue

The knowledge found 2600 years ago, became the foundation of one of the most followed religion of present world i.e. Buddhism. Buddhism became the core religion of many Asian countries such as BurmaThailandIndonesiaChinaJapanTibet, etc. Buddhist art, are one of the important mediums that delivers the message of teachings of Buddha all over the world. In present, western culture have started to accept the knowledge of Buddhism and many of them are practicing traditional methods of Buddhism i.e. meditation hearing the Buddhist sutras, chanting Buddhist sutras etc.

During the death of Buddha, i.e. when Lord Gautama Buddha achieved Parinirvana, he taught important teachings to all Buddhist monks. Some of Lord Buddha quotes are:

"Donot Learn Dharma For Buddha, Learn Dharma For Yourself"

"Do not Dwell in the past; do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."

He also mentioned that not to refer Lord Buddha as the deity but source of inspiration to find the ultimate truth through one's efforts. But in order to show respect to Lord Buddha and his teachings, Buddha statues are made as the representation of Lord Buddha and his life as well as Buddhist teachings. Myanmar Buddhist art are quite famous all over the world for their superior and artistic architectures of Buddhist sculptures. Burmese Lacquerware are quite famous in Myamar for making beautiful and artistic Buddha statues, and Buddhist sculptures. Thangka Paintings, Buddha images, Andagu stone carvings are important Buddhist sculptures that are considered quite important in every Buddhist countries i.e. Burma, Thailand, Korea, Tibet, Nepal, China etc.

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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
Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

600 euro
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