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A Stunning, Handcarved Wooden Figure Of Buddha In The Lotus Position 21cm

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  • Handcarved suar wood
  • Limited edition - between 1202 and 1205
  • Intricate carving
  • Handmade and Fair Trade
  • A beautiful, handcarved wooden figure of Buddha.

    These Buddhas have been hand carved in Bali using a traditional method of the island.

    Each carver has taken years perfecting his or her skill to be able to create work to this standard.

    When depicting Buddha, the positioning of the hands (Mudra) is very important and different mudra represent different things.

    Here, Buddha is shown in the Dhyana or Yoga Mudra, the gesture used when meditating.

    The sitting position (Asana) for this Buddha is the full lotus position with each foot resting on the thigh of the other leg with the soles facing upwards.

    This meditative asana is known as Dhyana Asana or Padmasana.

    Buddhism is the story of one man's spiritual journey to enlightenment and of the teachings and ways of living that developed from it.

    Buddha was born as prince Siddhartha Guatama and was led from the pain of suffering and rebirth towards the path of enlightenment to become known as the Buddha or 'awakened one'

    Approx: 21cm high Limited stock.