Information about Burmese Buddha statues - Buddha images - Styles - Mudras - Buddhism

Original Buddhas

The power that goes out of a real original Buddha statue is amazing

Original and antique Buddha statues have gone thru time. They carry a history within themselves. Many of these statues come from Buddhist monasteries and temples, or have been used in private homes.

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Nowadays, Buddha statues are still being made according century-old traditions.

The art of bronze casting

Bronze statues

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The art of lacquerware

Lacquerware items

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The art of marble carving

Marble statues

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Lavastone Buddha statues

Lavastone statues

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Background information on various statues

Monk statues

Monk statues

Monks, disciples and novices play an important role in Buddhism.

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Thangkas

Thangkas

The Tibetan word 'Thangka' means: 'Something that can be rolled'.

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Laughing Buddha statues

Laughing Buddhas

In China, the Laughing Buddha is known as the Loving or Friendly One.

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Guan Yin statues

Guan Yin statues

Guan Yin is the Chinese name for Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva.

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Burmese Nats

Burmese Nats

The Burmese spirit world has thirty-seven nats or spirits.

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Buddha heads

Buddha Heads

A round, youthful, sweet looking face is typical for the Burmese Buddha statues.

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Crowned Buddha statues

Crowned Buddhas

Crowned images of the Buddha are also known as Jambupati Buddha.

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Opium weights

Opium Weights

Opium weights are nowadays collected by many collectors all over the world.

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Reclining Buddha statues

Reclining Buddhas

Many statues, so called reclining Buddha’s, have been made of the parinirvana of the Buddha.

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Naga Buddha statues

Naga Buddha Statues

Naga is the Sanskrit word for a deity taking the form of a great snake.

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Singing bowls

Singing Bowls

A singing bowl is an Asian bowl that produces sound.

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