Material: Soapstone Pinkstone
Dimension(HWL): 5.5 x 3.2 x 3 inch
Height: 5.5 inch
Weight: 6 kg
Characteristics of the Buddha head sculpture:
- His head was caped of 108 snails, who had surrendered their lives to make a safe focus free environment so that Buddha gets the way to enlightenment.
- His long ears remind us that once he was a prince who wears heavy jewelry but gave up all on divinity and mankind.
- His smiling lips show that despite all suffering, he has higher wisdom and understanding of the universe.
- The circular dot on his forehead resembles the third eye, he can see outside the physical and materialistic arena.
- “Buddha” word means “the awakened one”.
- An iconic figurine of Sakyamuni Buddha is adequate to perceive the majesty of this historical leader who influenced the social and political frame of India.
- Gautama was born in a Kshatriya clan, the son of Suddhodana, elected chief of the Shakya clan, whose capital was Kapilavastu. His mother’s name was Maya.
- King Suddhodana, wishing for his son to be a great king, protected him from any contact with human suffering, as well as, religious education.
- He was grown and brought up with all prosperity and luxury.
- It was after spending 29 years as the prince of Kapilavastu, that Siddharth eventually got a peek at the outside real world. Gautama Buddha noticed three things- an old man, a dead body, and a sick man.
- It makes him upset by the harsh truth, that every human on earth is subject to the suffering of getting old, sick, and dead, and no luxury or pleasure will protect him from getting the Dukha/suffering.
- He also saw a monk who is roaming with peace and calmness on his face, these three sights made him understand how life is full of suffering and how it is just a temporary phase. Post his meeting with the outside world, he decided to leave the royal duties and family to attain enlightenment. And traveled into the forest, and spent six long years studying ideologies and undergoing yogic asceticisms.
- He spent seven weeks in the shade of a Bodhi tree until he attained Nirvana. Then he sermonized sermons and embarked on missionary travels for 45 years and later left the world at the age of 80.
- Exhibiting it on vacant corners is perfect that work as a rich and elegant addition to your home decor.
- You can put the head on a pedestal in the living room, beside the couch.
- Use it to create diversity by combining two matching colors or play with degrades of your favorite color.
- Replace harsh florescent lights with calming, nature-inspired, or candle lights near the head for making a soothing atmosphere.
- Water is a nice feature of the décor, use the pool, koi pond, or fountain near the statue head.
- Ornate the empty nooks of your home and patio.
- Plants have a calming effect through their soothing green colors then why don’t you go for placing it near the potted plants of your balcony garden?
- A bonsai tree or a lamp can well complement the Buddha’s head over a sideboard or console.
- The face transmits tranquility and peace all around its surrounding.
- The idol of Buddha emits an aura of peace and calmness and also makes a great decorative item.
- It provides buoyant and soothing energy to help you concentrate better. You can put it in the corner facing East, as it represents eternal wisdom and enlightenment. This will help you attain harmony.
- The effortless cleaning makes the Sandstone unique.
- An uncomplicated cleaning process on intervals will last for ages.
- Wipe off the dust and debris from the sculpture by using a microfiber wetness cloth over the surface.
- Wipe the surface with gentle strokes is enough to get rid of uninvited dust.