Sand Stone Meditating Buddha Sculpture 29 inch (2.5 ft) , is a rich stone finish idol, capturing a sense of inner peace. Providing gentle illumination only gets better with age.
Material: Sandstone/ Redstone
Height: 2.5 ft
Description(HWL): 29 x 16 x 7.5 inch
Lord Buddha was born to Shudhodana and Mahamaya, King of the Shakya tribe. His father consulted a well-known priest after the birth of Lord Buddha, where the priest presage that the boy either be a powerful king or a spiritual leader. Knowing this King Shudhodana left no stone unturned to keep his son away from any kind of sorrow of life, he privileged him with every luxury one can dream of. By the age of sixteen, Lord Buddha married a princess named Yashodhara and became the parents of a son, Rahula.
Everything was going smoothly while one day Lord Buddha came across an old man, a sick, a funeral and an ascetic. acknowledging that sorrow and pain is the ultimate path where everyone will suffer so at the age of 29, he left the lavish life and walk out in search of illumination. after 6 years he found enlightenment under a fig tree, with mindful meditation and self-deprivation. And spent the rest of his life teaching others about the path to enlightenment.
The above statue is the depiction of his meditation phase, sitting on a podium with legs folded with each other in a double lotus pose, known as Vajrasana. Eyes closed completely depict his deep concentration. Both hands resting on the lap, the right hand is placed above the left, thumbs of both hands touching and forming a triangle. The triangle represents the three gems of Buddhism i.e. The Buddha, The Dharma, and The Sangha.
The Buddha represents The goal of Buddhist spiritual life, representing the end of suffering for the one who attains it. The Dharma represents the teaching of Buddha, experienced learn by an enlightened mind. The Sangha represents the spiritual community.
For a calm and peaceful life, the Meditation statue of Lord Buddha is favorable. Not only a decor accessory but it also spread serenity in the surrounding. Placing a Buddha inside your home make sure to face him at the entrance so that positive energy will be set foot in. Keeping a Meditation Buddha at the workplace attracts success, mindfulness, and wealth. Although the statue always makes you feel soothing where ever you place it, at a corner or at the center. You can gift either.
Placing: Northeast and southwest is the most favorable zone to pace the Buddha idol. Make sure the faces east while placing.
Care: Sandstone statue does not require routine cleaning, cleaning the surface with a fiber/cotton cloth or broom to ward off the dust is enough.