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SOLD Dharmachakra Gandhara Buddha 27"
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    SOLD Dharmachakra Gandhara Buddha 27" Item # 68t45a

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    This statue is sold. We may have another statue that is similar or we may be able to commission another for you. Please contact us at kyle@lotussculpture.com or 760-994-4455 if you are interested in learning more.



    • Materials: Thai Brass Cast in Bangkok, Thailand
    • Total Height Including Base: 27 inches
    • Base Width & Depth: 20 x 12 inches
    • Weight: 57 pounds
    • Gandhara style Buddha in Dharmachakra mudra
    • Seated on dboule lotus base with a halo behind his head
    • He is wearing full winter robes
    • The Buddha ships directly from our California showroom

    Description

    This Gandhara style Buddha statue is seated with both his hands are held together in the dharmachakra mudra.  A Gandhara Buddha is styled more after ancient Greek styles.  The hair is straight and tied up into a bun on the top of the head.  This differs greatly from the tight curls of Thai and Japanese Buddhas. 
    In sanskrit dharmachakra means the 'Wheel of Dharma'.  This mudra symbolizes one of the most important moments in the life of Buddha, the occasion when he preached to his companions the first sermon after his Enlightenment in the Deer Park at Sarnath.  It thus denotes the setting into motion of the Wheel of the teaching of the Dharma.  In this mudra the thumb and index finger of both hands touch at their tips to form a circle. This circle represents the Wheel of Dharma, or in metaphysical terms, the union of method and wisdom. 
    When you order this Buddha statue you will receive the exact Buddha statue pictured above. 

    Pictured on the Buddha's lap is an Amethyst crystal  from Brazil which is known as the meditators' stone. It helps to open one to their higher self, their spirituality and divine wisdom.  It helps to enhance peace & harmony.  The an Amethyst crystal fits perfectly with this Buddha and can be purchased separately for $45.

    About Buddha

    Care

    Brass statues from Thailand 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."

    You can use soap, warm water and a cotton cloth to periodically go over the statue to remove any dust or dirt buildup.  If you are really interested in making the statue shine you can use some natural oil, like coconut oil or olive oil, and a cotton rag to wipe down the metal portions of the piece.  You can use a toothbrush as well to get into the small crevices of the statue like the hands and hair. 

    Thai brass's durability makes it perfect for cold winters and hot summers of any climate.  The metal can stand up to the harshest conditions of heat and bitter cold.  We suggest you bathe the sculpture every couple of months so that dirt does not collect on the sculpture and then use a cotton cloth with some natural oil to give the statue a shine. 

    If you have any questions concerning your brass statue please email us at info@lotussculpture.com or call us at 1(760) 994-4455.

    Shipping

    USA Shipping

    This sculpture is in our Oceanside, California store and ready for immediate packing. Shipping is calculated from Oceanside, California after the purchase. This piece is too heavy to ship via UPS ground and will be shipped using R&L Freight Carriers. Approximately 3 working days are needed to pack the sculpture in its own custom wood crate. If you place your order online shipping will show in the order as $0. Shipping will be calculated based on the weight of the sculpture and the distance from Oceanside, CA to determine the shipping price. Shipping will then be added to the total after the order is placed. Please call 760-994-4455 or email us info@lotussculpture.com for a shipping quote.

    International Shipping

    This sculpture is in our Oceanside, California store and ready for immediate packing. Shipping is calculated from Oceanside, California after the purchase. This piece is too heavy to ship via UPS ground and will be shipped using an international freight service. Typically we use TNT Special Services as they give the most competitive rates. Approximately 3 working days are needed to pack the sculpture in its own custom wood crate. If you place your order online shipping will show in the order as $0. Shipping will be calculated based on the weight of the sculpture and the distance from Oceanside, CA to determine the shipping price. The shipping quote will be emailed to you and no charge will be made without your approval. Shipping will then be added to the total after the order is placed. Please call 760-994-4455 or email us info@lotussculpture.com for a shipping quote.