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A RED SANDSTONE FIGURE DEPICTING MAITREYA INDIA, GUPTA PERIOD, CA. 5TH CENTURY standing Maitreya adorned with a stupa atop his head and flaming mandorla behind, with a beaded necklace, foliate armlets and long yajnopavitam draped over the left shoulder, wearing an incised dhoti gathered at the waist Height 23 in. (58.4 cm)

A RED SANDSTONE FIGURE DEPICTING MAITREYA INDIA, GUPTA PERIOD, CA. 5TH CENTURY standing Maitreya adorned with a stupa atop his head and flaming mandorla behind, with a beaded necklace, foliate armlets and long yajnopavitam draped over the left shoulder, wearing an incised dhoti gathered at the waist Height 23 in. (58.4 cm)

Maitreya Gilt copper with polychrome and semiprecious stones Tibet height 19 in. (48.3 cm) 18th century Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD

Maitreya Gilt copper with polychrome and semiprecious stones Tibet height 19 in. (48.3 cm) 18th century Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD

“It is quite clear that between love and understanding there is a very close link...He who loves understands, and he who understands loves. One who feels understood feels loved, and one who feels loved feels sure of being understood.”    ~  Paul Tournier    <3 lis

“It is quite clear that between love and understanding there is a very close link...He who loves understands, and he who understands loves. One who feels understood feels loved, and one who feels loved feels sure of being understood.” ~ Paul Tournier <3 lis

Con generosidad sin limites purifico mi cuerpo  Me comprometo a seguir la senda que consiste en abstenerme de tomar aquello que no me pertenece.

Con generosidad sin limites purifico mi cuerpo Me comprometo a seguir la senda que consiste en abstenerme de tomar aquello que no me pertenece.

"Wisdom springs from meditation; without meditation wisdom wanes. Having known these two paths of progress and decline, let a man so conduct himself that his wisdom may increase." ~ The Buddha - Dhammapada ॐ lis

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

“Do not wait: the time will never be 'just right'. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.”    ~ Napoleon Hill

“Do not wait: the time will never be 'just right'. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.” ~ Napoleon Hill

Vitarka Mudra - feel drawn to this statue... my energy feels drawn inward towards the heart center then forward and outwards through the limbs of the body?? It symbolizes a Gesture of Teaching and discussion or intellectual debate

Famous Statues of Buddha Depicting 10 Mudras or Hand Gestures

Vitarka Mudra - feel drawn to this statue... my energy feels drawn inward towards the heart center then forward and outwards through the limbs of the body?? It symbolizes a Gesture of Teaching and discussion or intellectual debate

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