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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 Chenrezig statue

Old bronze Nepali Chenrezig statue

500 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

350 euro
Old bronze Nepali Jhambala statue

Old bronze Nepali Jhambala statue

275 euro
Antique bronze Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

Antique bronze Thai Rattanakosin Buddha

500 euro
Old bronze Nepali Saraswati statue

Old bronze Nepali Saraswati statue

500 euro
Very special antique Nepali Buddha statue

Very special antique Nepali Buddha statue

13,500 euro
Special 16th century bronze Laos Buddha

Special 16th century bronze Laos Buddha

3,000 euro
Special old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Special old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

3,750 euro
Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

275 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Mandalay Buddha

2,950 euro
Antique wooden Burmese monk statue

Antique wooden Burmese monk statue

1,650 euro
Old bronze Nepali Aparmita Buddha

Old bronze Nepali Aparmita Buddha

275 euro
Bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Bronze Nepali Buddha statue

250 euro
Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

2,450 euro
Antique Buddha statue without face

Antique Buddha statue without face

250 euro
Old sandstone Indian Lady statue

Old sandstone Indian Lady statue

650 euro
Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

275 euro
Antique part of an ancient Indian temple

Antique part of an ancient Indian temple

700 euro
Antique bronze Thai Buddha statue

Antique bronze Thai Buddha statue

900 euro
Antique Burmese offering vessel

Antique Burmese offering vessel

500 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

500 euro
Old bronze Nepali Chenrezig statue

Old bronze Nepali Chenrezig statue

475 euro
Old bronze Nepali White Tara statue

Old bronze Nepali White Tara statue

1,500 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

400 euro
Antique Burmese wooden temple panel

Antique Burmese wooden temple panel

400 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

75 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Nat statue

Antique wooden Burmese Nat statue

175 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha

450 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Mandalay Buddha

1,500 euro
Alte holzerne Birmanische Buddhafigur

Alte holzerne Birmanische Buddhafigur

150 euro
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