364B Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZP, Tel: 0114 267 8222
364B Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZP, Tel: 0114 267 8222
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Jain Buddha Statue
Jain Buddha Statue
Jain Buddha Statue
Jain Buddha Statue
Jain Buddha Statue

Jain Buddha Statue

Regular price £190.00

Jain Buddha Statue

A very unusual and beautifully detailed Jain Tirthankara Buddha statue in brass, with numerous figures surrounding the Tirthankara. The Tirthankara is in the classic meditation posture, both hands are in the lap with palms upward. Nagas or water snakes (metaphors for enlightened wisdom of the earth and ocean) are shielding the figure from rain by forming a canopy above his head.

The back of the statue is covered with text.

Jainism evolved in a similar time to Buddhism and the two religions have many similarities as well as profound differences. The representation of the eyes and the athletic geometry of the body are typical of Jain statues rather than statues of the Buddha.

Dimensions: H20 x W12 x D8cm.


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