Copper Shakyamuni Buddha Statue with Silver Inlaid Dragon Carving
This is a 8.6 inch high copper statue of Shakyamuni Buddha. The dragon carving on the robe of shakyamuni Buddha is inlaid with silver which is unique and beautiful.
This Shakyamuni Buddha Statue is made by our artist who is a forth generation artist who learnt statue making from his grandfather. He continues to work and create beautiful masterpieces for us. His work has been adored by many. He is a master craftsman and works hard to achieve the fine intricate details and smoothness in the statue. This statue tells his experience and has come out perfect.
Shakyamuni Buddha Statue is seated in Dhyana Asana or Meditative Pose, also called Padmasana. In this position, the legs are crossed, closely locked with the soles of both feet visible. Lord Buddha is wearing a detailed carved monastic robe incised with floral motifs. He is seated on a single lotus base also known as Padmasana. His left hand is in the earth touching gesture or bhumisparsha mudra, while his right hand holds a medicine bowl.
Shakyamuni Buddha was born in Kapilavastu in Nepal some 2600 Years ago and performed many Buddha activities for 45 years in this sub-continent for the benefit of all the sentient beings. And this statue coming from his birthplace makes this statue a special one.
Size : 8.6" H x 6" W x 3.6" D
Weight : 2040 grams