Dimension (HWL) : 96 x 64 x 30 inch
Description: Bansi Paharpur Pink Sandstone Big Teaching Buddha Statue for Outdoor, the symbol of wisdom and intellect. a touch of spirituality with its divine artistry.Born as Siddhartha Gautama later became known as “The Buddha”. He left the princely life at the age of 29, and achieve enlightenment at the age of 35 by meditating under a banyan. His teachings focused mainly why human suffers and how to overcome it. He taught about four noble truths which can be achieved by following the eightfold path. these are:
1. Right Understanding
2. Right Thought
3. Right Speech
4. Right Action
5. Right Livelihood
6. Right effort
7. Right mindfulness
8. Right concentration
He taught the four noble truths, the only way to free one’s self from suffering, those are:
1. Suffering -Dukha
2 The cause of suffering- Samudaya
3. The end of suffering – Nirhodha
4. The path that leads to the end of suffering- Magga
He spent the rest of his life expounding others about how to reach enlightenment. The above statue depicts the teaching form, where he first gave his sermon in Sarnath. Sitting comfortably in a double lotus pose known as Vajrasana, right hand folded near the chest (symbolizing his teaching are straight from his heart) the tip of index and thumb making a circle, the left hand reposed on the lap forming the same circle.
The circle represents the wheel of Dharma and the remaining 3 fingers of both hands remain extended and have religious significance.
The three fingers of the right hand represent Hearers (the middle finger)of the teachings, lonesome realizers (Ring finger), Mahayana (little finger). The other three fingers from the left hand represent three jewels of Buddhism, The Buddha, The Dharma, The Sangha. The dot on his forehead symbolizes wisdom.
The teaching Buddha is widely known as Dharma Chakra Buddha, people who are seeking academic achievements and spiritual growth, This statue will be work wonder in their life as teaching Buddha himself a representation of wisdom and intellect. The statue will evoke mindfulness and enlightenment into your life.
Placing: The northeast sector is the best option to keep the Dharma chakra Buddha, keep the statue facing always in the east direction so you can rip the benefits. The off-white color is easily blended with the background so it’s convenient to place him in any outdoor area for decoration purposes, like near the fountain, pool area, garden, back yard, etc. You can decorate the statue with flower plants around him.
Care: Sandstone is a durable material and can easily endure a storm. Clean the statue with water, to avoid dirt from compiling or you can use a fiber cloth to wipe.