Buddha. India; Gupta period (c. 319 - 6th century), 6th century. Buddha sits in the posture of meditation with hands held in teaching gesture (dharmachakra mudra). A u-shaped fixture on the back of his head and two slots in the base were used to attach a large prahba to the sculpture.

Buddha. India; Gupta period (c. 319 - 6th century), 6th century. Buddha sits in the posture of meditation with hands held in teaching gesture (dharmachakra mudra). A u-shaped fixture on the back of his head and two slots in the base were used to attach a large prahba to the sculpture.

Close examination of the Gandhara art reveals that the physiognomy of many sculpted Buddhas and Bodhisattvas is classically Greco-Latin, rather than Asian. Typical features of Asian Buddhist iconography...

Close examination of the Gandhara art reveals that the physiognomy of many sculpted Buddhas and Bodhisattvas is classically Greco-Latin, rather than Asian. Typical features of Asian Buddhist iconography...

18th Century Teak Wood Burmese Arakan Buddha Statue. Gild worn with age, glass mosaic and thayo lacquer decoration  "Original article found here Read More http://goldentriangleantiques.com/burmese-arakan-teak-wood-buddha-statue.

18th Century Teak Wood Burmese Arakan Buddha Statue. Gild worn with age, glass mosaic and thayo lacquer decoration "Original article found here Read More http://goldentriangleantiques.com/burmese-arakan-teak-wood-buddha-statue.

Buddha Vairochana with the wisdom fist: the right fist enclosing the index finger of the left. A celestial Buddha important in Asia from the 8th to the12th C. e. 11th C.  Liao dynasty - Mongol Rule - China. Gilt bronze

Buddha Vairochana with the wisdom fist: the right fist enclosing the index finger of the left. A celestial Buddha important in Asia from the 8th to the12th C. e. 11th C. Liao dynasty - Mongol Rule - China. Gilt bronze

Amitabha Buddha, 1212, attributed to Kaikei or his apprentice, Gyokkeiji temple, Shiga #shiga #japan 阿弥陀如来立像

Amitabha Buddha, 1212, attributed to Kaikei or his apprentice, Gyokkeiji temple, Shiga #shiga #japan 阿弥陀如来立像

Tai Yai Art - Shan Wooden Burmese Buddha Statue 8th - 19th Century

Tai Yai Art - Shan Wooden Burmese Buddha Statue 8th - 19th Century

Image from http://img-95.uamulet.com/uauctions/UAKBImages/2013/5/29/6350494675560100002.jpg.

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2nd century B.C. sculpture of the starving Buddha @ Lahore Museum.
Lahore, Pakistan photo by jusmobile

2nd century B.C. sculpture of the starving Buddha @ Lahore Museum. Lahore, Pakistan photo by jusmobile

Look within.     Be still.     Free from fear and attachment,     Know the sweet joy of the way.  — Buddha

Look within. Be still. Free from fear and attachment, Know the sweet joy of the way. — Buddha

Gandhara Schist Sculpture of the Buddha  Origin: Afghanistan/Pakistan Circa: 2 nd Century AD to 4 th Century AD

Gandhara Schist Sculpture of the Buddha Origin: Afghanistan/Pakistan Circa: 2 nd Century AD to 4 th Century AD

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