Our Shakyamuni Buddha statue was hand made by our master craftsman in Patan, Nepal. The sculptors we work with in Patan are members of the Shakya family caste. As a result, they have expertise in gold gilded hand crafted statues. Additionally, they have been supplying the Tibetan monasteries for many centuries with Buddha statues and ritual items. Therefore, when you purchase one of our Shakyamuni Buddha statues you can rest assured that you have procured a world class Buddha statue. Also, these statues are hand painted with intricate precision.
The statue glitters with 24 karat gold and is depicted with the Bhumisparsha mudra, Ushnisha topknot. right turning hair coils, third eye of wisdom, elongated ears and the alms bowl. All of these features have their origins with Shakyamuni Buddha. Additionally, the robe is hand carved with intricate detail and it is truly a limited edition statue.
Shakyamuni sits in full lotus pose and this indicates that his Dharma teachings rest on a foundation of unshakable virtue. He also sits on a single lotus pedestal. The entire statue is uniformly gilded and it glows with golden consistency.
This Shakyamuni Buddha statue was hand crafted using the lost wax sculpting method. This time consuming process requires that the craftsmen be highly skilled. Indeed their skills have been passed down for many generations. As a result, you have the opportunity to purchase the statue of a lifetime that you can pass down for many generations.