Fiber Reclining or Laying Buddha Statue 23"
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Fiber Reclining or Laying Buddha Statue 23"

Item #: 1f34z

290 Store Reviews

$149 Item #: 1f34z
290 Store Reviews

Statue Details

Materials: Fiberglass hand made in Kolkata, India
Total Height Including Base: 7 inches or 18 cms
Base Width & Depth: 23 x 4 inches
Weight: 4 pounds or 2 kgs
  • The Buddha is referred to as the sleeping, reclining or the dying Buddha as it captures him in his final pose before his release from the cycle of death and rebirth known as samsara as he enters Parinirvana
  • Parinirvana is used to describe the bodily death of someone who has attained Nirvana during their life
  • Fiber statues are very durable and strong but also light weight and movable
Description The reclining Buddha captures the Buddha moments before his death as he is preparing to enter Parinirvana. In this pose he is also known as the resting, reclining of the dying Buddha. It is a sculpture that depicts Lord Buddhas passing into Parinirvana. Parinirvanam is used to describe the bodily death of someone who has attained Nirvana during their life. The Buddha is shown resting peacefully with his hand raised to his head with a passive, benign expression on his face. His eyes and face have a serene demeanor showing Siddhartha at ease with passing from this world escaping from the cycle of samsara. Fiber statues are extremely strong and durable while also being light weight and movable. They can be washed for easy cleaning. Liquids used for abhishekam during puja will not dull or harm the colors.
About Buddha
"If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change."
 ~ Buddha~
The Buddha, whose original name was Siddhartha Gautama, was the founder of Buddhism, the religion and the philosophical system that produced a great culture throughout much of southern and eastern Asia.  Buddha, meaning "awakened one" or "enlightened one" is a title not a name.  In Hindu Dogma, the Buddha is viewed as being the 9th avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu.
The Buddha was a son of the rulers Sakyas.  He was married at the age of 16 and lived in luxury and comfort sheltered from the harsh realities of life.  When he was 29 he realized that men are subject to old age, sickness and death.  He became aware of the suffering inherent in existence.  He resolved to give up princely life and become a wandering ascetic (samana) in search for the Truth.
With the two of samanas he attained mystical states of elevated consciousness but he failed to find the Truth.  He continued his search and was joined by five ascetics in a grove near Uruvela, where he practiced sever austerities and self-mortification for six years.  When he fainted away in weakness, he abandoned ascetic practices to seek his own path to Enlightenment.  Discarding the teachings of his contemporaries, through meditation he achieved Enlightenment, or ultimate understanding.  There after the Buddha instructed his followers in the dharma (truth) and the "Middle Way" a path between worldly life and extremes of self-denial. 
The essence of the Buddha's early preaching was said to be the four Noble truths: 1) life is fundamentally disappointment and suffering.  2) suffering is a result of one's desires for pleasure, power, and continued existence; 3) to stop disappointment and suffering on must stop desiring; and 4) the way to stop desiring and thus suffering is the Noble eight fold path - right views, right intention, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right awareness and right concentration.  The realization of the truth of anatman (no eternal self) was taught as essential for the indescribable state of release called nirvana.

 

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Care

Fiber statues from India are extremely strong and durable.  They can be dropped and put through stress and not break.  The paint is able to be washed without discoloring or fading.  This makes the sculpture perfect for perfect for performing abhishekam during puja ceremonies.

"Fiber statues are extremely durable and strong!  You can wash them and perform puja with liquids without worrying about the colors."

The only maintenance you will need will be to dust them regularly.  You can wash them as well to give the deity of a bath of love and appreciation!

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

Shipping USA Shipping

This sculpture is in our Oceanside, California store and ready for immediate shipping. The shipping charge is automatically calculated by UPS for shipping within the United States. Each sculpture is usually shipped within 24 hours of the order with the exception of the weekend.
You can obtain a shipping quote for any statue by clicking the link, Calculate Shipping beneath to the Add To Cart button on every statues' page.  Besides the shipping price, the results will also display the date the statue will arrive at your home. Lotus Sculpture uses Instapak foam injection packing system or bubble wrap and recycled peanuts to ensure that all our pieces arrive undamaged. Click here to learn more about Lotus Sculptures packing.

International Shipping

This sculpture is in our Oceanside, California store and ready for immediate shipping to anywhere in the world. ​International shipping charges will be calculated automatically upon checkout. ​
You can obtain a shipping quote for any statue by clicking the link, Calculate Shipping beneath to the Add To Cart button on every statues' page.  Or you can email [email protected] or call us 760-994-4455 to receive a shipping quote. Please include the item number of the statue you are interested in purchasing as well as your country and postal code.​  Lotus Sculpture uses Instapak foam injection packing system or bubble wrap and recycled peanuts to ensure that all our pieces arrive undamaged. Click here to learn more about Lotus Sculptures packing.