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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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Antique bronze Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

Antique bronze Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

1,750 euro
Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

275 euro
Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

1,150 euro
Antique bronze Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

Antique bronze Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

300 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

2,250 euro
Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

300 euro
Antique bronze Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

Antique bronze Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

600 euro
Antique wooden Burmese temple

Antique wooden Burmese temple

1,250 euro
Bronze Nepali Medicine Buddha statue

Bronze Nepali Medicine Buddha statue

175 euro
Old bronze Nepali Lokeshwor

Old bronze Nepali Lokeshwor

750 euro
Antique bronze Thai Buddha on Naga snake

Antique bronze Thai Buddha on Naga snake

1,650 euro
Antique bronze Burmese Mandalay Buddha

Antique bronze Burmese Mandalay Buddha

950 euro
Large antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Large antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

1,250 euro
Antique Thai bronze Rattanakosin Buddha

Antique Thai bronze Rattanakosin Buddha

300 euro
Pair antique Burmese Nat statues

Pair antique Burmese Nat statues

950 euro
High quality Nepali bronze Buddha statue

High quality Nepali bronze Buddha statue

1,300 euro
Old bronze Nepali Padmasambhava statue

Old bronze Nepali Padmasambhava statue

300 euro
Special antique bronze Shan Buddha

Special antique bronze Shan Buddha

Antique bronze Thai Buddha statue

Antique bronze Thai Buddha statue

950 euro
Antique bronze Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

Antique bronze Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

275 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

700 euro
Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

850 euro
Antique bronze Thai monk statue

Antique bronze Thai monk statue

1,550 euro
Old bronze Nepali Medicine Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Medicine Buddha statue

1,550 euro
Special Burmese crowned Buddha statue

Special Burmese crowned Buddha statue

4,250 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

1,750 euro
Early antique Burmese Buddha statue

Early antique Burmese Buddha statue

5,500 euro
Antique bronze Thai Monk statue

Antique bronze Thai Monk statue

350 euro
Special large bronze Buddha statue

Special large bronze Buddha statue

15,500 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

250 euro
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