Buddha Statue in Dharmachakra Mudra Dark Wood, 20″

Buddha Statue Dharmachakra Mudra Dark wood

Lord Buddha’s hands are in the dharmachakra mudra, the gesture of teaching. Dharma means ‘law’ and chakra means ‘wheel.’ Together they mean “turning the Wheel of Law.” This hand gesture was used by Lord Buddha while preaching his first sermon in Sarnath.
This sculpture was entirely hand carved and hand painted in Bali, Indonesia. Every piece is truly unique!

Cambodian Statue of Aspara, 32″

Mythology of Aspara, Cambodian Statue, 32"

Apsara is a female spirit of the clouds and waters in Hindu and Buddhist mythology. They are beautiful, supernatural women that are youthful, elegant and proficient in the art of dancing. Apsaras are said to be able to change their shapes at will. They are sometimes compared to the muses of ancient Greece. Each of the 26 Apsaras at Indra’s court represents a distinct aspect of the performing arts.
These heavenly beings are not worshiped as Buddhist divinities. Their function is to protect Buddhist law by serving the Deva.

This sculpture was entirely hand-crafted and painted in rural villages in Cambodia. Every piece is truly unique!

Tara Standing Statue Tibetan Dolma 26″

Tara Standing Statue Tibetan Dolma

Tara was born from a tear of the Bodhisattva of compassion, Avalokiteshvara. She holds a very prominent position in Tibetan Buddhism and Nepal. Tara is believed to protect all beings while they are crossing the ocean of existence.