Cambodian Brass Buddha Statue 13 1/2"
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Cambodian Brass Buddha Statue 13 1/2" Item #1cb7

Materials: Brass

Origin: Hand Made in Cambodia

Height: 13.5 inches, 34.29 cm

Width: 4.5 inches, 11.43 cm

Depth: 4 inches, 10.16 cm

Weight: 4 pounds

Price: $465

Sale Price: $418


Lord Buddha is depicted standing holding an alms bowl.

Soon after Shakyamuni Buddha attained enlightenment the four great Great Guardian Kings of the four directions each presented him with an alms-bowl, the most beautiful of which was made of precious gems and the simplest from common clay.  Shakyamuni was said to have either chosen the simple clay bowl or to have accepted all four bowls and miraculously convert them into one plain bowl that was sufficient for the needs of a humble mendicant.

The traditional alms bowl of a Buddhist monk or bhikshu is shaped like the inverted head protuberance (Skt. ushnisha) of the Buddha, a symbol of the highest attainment of Buddhahood, as the wisdom that directly realizes emptiness.

This brass Buddha statue is mounted onto a small black wood display base and was made by the very talented artists of the beautiful country of Cambodia!

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