Earth Touching Buddha Sculpture 65"
Earth Touching Buddha Sculpture 65"
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Earth Touching Buddha Sculpture 65"

Item #: 53g90

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$11500 Item #: 53g90
198 Store Reviews

Statue Details

Materials: Indian Black Granite hand carved in Tamil Nadu
Total Height Including Base: 65 inches or 165 cms
Base Width & Depth: 47 x 30 inches
Weight: 5000 pounds or 2268 kgs
  • The Buddha is in the "Bhumisparsha" earth touching gesture
  • The Buddha is seated in "padmasana" or lotus position on a beautiful base with a yin yang carved in bas relief
  • The Buddha is perfect for the garden in any climate hot or freezing
Description This large Buddha would be perfect for a garden or any outdoor setting. It is a Gandhara style Buddha. A Gandhara style Buddha typically has long flowing hair that is pulled up into a bun on top of His head. This is in marked contrast to the seashell like curls that the Buddha typically wears.  Gandhara Buddha features are more Greco roman than his South East Asian counterparts. The Gandhara style originated in Pakistan region. The Buddha has an expression of calm concentration. His face is framed by his elongated earlobes a reflection of his childhood as a prince who wore heavy golden earrings. His urna or third eye is a spiral design. The Buddha has flowing robes which reveal a strong exposed torso of Lord Buddha. He is in the earth touching mudra in which he asked Gaya or mother earth to witness his enlightenment. The front of the base has many floral designs with a yin yang design in the middle.

About Black Granite: Indian black granite is a wonderful stone. It is capable of a variety of finishes which can give it a variety of different color possibilities. It is possible to see 4-5 different colors on a single piece depending on the degree of polish or roughness of the stone. Indian black granite is among the best granite in the world sought after by artists globally. Unlike inferior quality granite, Indian granite is extremely dense and without impurities that plague other stones. The density of granite makes a granite sculpture perfect for any garden because it can be left outside in extreme heat and extreme cold for years without care.
Care

Granite statues from India do not need much maintenance.  The best way to maintain the statue is to simply dust the piece periodically to keep any dirt from accumulating.  They can be used for both indoor and outdoor use. 

"You can use soap, warm water and a cotton cloth to periodically
go over the statue to remove any dust or dirt buildup.
"

Soap and warm water is the best way to maintain the statue.  You can use a small brush to get into the small crevices of the statue like the hands and hair. 

Granite's durability makes it perfect for cold winters and hot summers of any climate.  The stone can stand up to the harshest conditions of heat and bitter cold.  We suggest you bathe the sculpture at least once a year so that dirt does not collect on the sculpture.  This will maintain the sculpture for your grandchildren and then their grandchildren!

If you have any questions concerning your Indian granite statue please email us at [email protected] or call us at 1(760) 994-4455.


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Shipping USA Shipping

This sculpture is currently in our warehouse in India and will be shipped to our warehouse in Oceanside, CA or directly to the custom depending on the where in the US the sculpture is being delivered. Lotus Sculpture pays for the shipping and import costs to Oceanside, CA. This process takes approximately 80 days. The client then pays for shipping from Oceanside, CA or the closest port to the final destination. Shipping is calculated after the purchase. If you place your order online shipping will be $0. Shipping will then be added to the invoice after the order is placed. Shipping will be calculated based on the weight of the sculpture and the distance from Oceanside, CA. Please call 760-994-4455 or email us info@lotussculpture.com for a shipping quote.

International Shipping

This sculpture is currently in our warehouse in India and will be shipped directly to the customer. This process takes approximately 80 days. Shipping is calculated after the purchase. If you place your order online shipping will be $0. Shipping will then be added to the invoice after the order is placed. Please call 760-994-4455 or email us info@lotussculpture.com for a shipping quote.