This standing Buddha Shakyamuni sculpture is hand painted and carefully gilded in 24k gold. Our artisans in Patan, Nepal have perfected the art of lost wax metal casting over 1000 years. As a result, they have earned a reputation as world class sculptors throughout antiquity. Over the centuries they have become the preferred source Tibetan monasteries. Therefore, when you purchase our standing Shakyamuni Buddha statue you can rest assured you have procured a monastic quality statue.
Standing Shakyamuni Buddha Statue Features:
The standing Buddha statue meaning is usually affiliated directly with Shakyamuni Buddha. As a result, we can assume that the sculpture was completed to honor the original Buddha. Please observe our standing Buddha statue is depicting the Varada “gift giving” mudra with his right hand. This classic mudra is depicted with the palm flat and facing away from the body. Additionally, it expresses the gift of Dharma knowledge that the Buddha gave to sentient beings. Indeed, the vajra or “diamond” symbol is depicted on the palm of his right hand. This is the symbol for indestructible virtue.
The Buddha Shakyamuni sculpture was finished using the fire gilding method. As a result, the 24k gold detailing enhances the bright multicolored finish. The fire gilding method ensures that the standing Buddha statue is imbued with a pure 24k gold residual finish.
Furthermore, our standing Buddha Shakyamuni sculpture is depicted wearing the ushnisha topknot, right turning hair coils, neck lines and elongated ears of a Buddha. These markings were indicative of the Buddha’s high ranking social status in ancient India at the time he walked among us. Additionally, our standing Buddha statue comes with a removable frame which can be adjusted to the preference of the buyer. Click here to learn more about Shakyamuni Buddha.