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Nepalese Vairocana Buddha Statue

Lot 0118 Details

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  • Item: Nepalese Vairocana Buddha Statue
  • Origin: Patan, Nepal
  • Weight: 3000 g
  • Width: 2.5 in
  • Length: 6.25 in
  • Height: 8.25 in

    Vairocana Buddha sit atop a lotus pedestal. On a thousand flowers surrounding him are a thousand Sakyamuni Buddhas. Each flower supports a hundred million worlds. In each world a Sakyamuni Buddha appears. All are seated beneath a Bodhi tree, all simultaneously attain Buddhahood. All these innumerable Buddhas have Vairocana as their original body. This statue signifies wisdom, understanding, and fulfilling destiny. Both hands are held at chest level, with thumb and index fingers forming a circle. The right hand is turned palm in, while the left hand is turned palm out. As do most images of the Buddha, the Teaching Buddha depicts a particular moment in the life of the Buddha, namely, the first sermon the Buddha gave after reaching Enlightenment. This sermon was to a small group of disciples who had previously scorned the Buddha. This is a statue that is particularly appropriate for those who are either studying or are interested in learning more about spirituality. The phrase DharmaChakra is hard to translate. The word Dharma means “the way of righteousness,” while the word Chakra is usually translated as the “Universe” or as the “cosmos.” Taken together, this phrase generally is interpreted as, “putting the cosmic law of righteousness in order,” or “turning the wheel of cosmic righteousness.”.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. Jasper52 will bid on your behalf as much as necessary to ensure that you meet the reserve price or that you remain in the lead, up to your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

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    Nepalese Vairocana Buddha Statue

    Estimate $4,500 - $6,000
    Mar 25, 2017
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    Lot 0118 Details

    Description
    ...
  • Item: Nepalese Vairocana Buddha Statue
  • Origin: Patan, Nepal
  • Weight: 3000 g
  • Width: 2.5 in
  • Length: 6.25 in
  • Height: 8.25 in

    Vairocana Buddha sit atop a lotus pedestal. On a thousand flowers surrounding him are a thousand Sakyamuni Buddhas. Each flower supports a hundred million worlds. In each world a Sakyamuni Buddha appears. All are seated beneath a Bodhi tree, all simultaneously attain Buddhahood. All these innumerable Buddhas have Vairocana as their original body. This statue signifies wisdom, understanding, and fulfilling destiny. Both hands are held at chest level, with thumb and index fingers forming a circle. The right hand is turned palm in, while the left hand is turned palm out. As do most images of the Buddha, the Teaching Buddha depicts a particular moment in the life of the Buddha, namely, the first sermon the Buddha gave after reaching Enlightenment. This sermon was to a small group of disciples who had previously scorned the Buddha. This is a statue that is particularly appropriate for those who are either studying or are interested in learning more about spirituality. The phrase DharmaChakra is hard to translate. The word Dharma means “the way of righteousness,” while the word Chakra is usually translated as the “Universe” or as the “cosmos.” Taken together, this phrase generally is interpreted as, “putting the cosmic law of righteousness in order,” or “turning the wheel of cosmic righteousness.”.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. Jasper52 will bid on your behalf as much as necessary to ensure that you meet the reserve price or that you remain in the lead, up to your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $100.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Location: This item ships from California

    Authenticity:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic. Please contact us if there is a misrepresentation so that the item can be returned.

    Your purchase is protected:
    In the rare event that your purchase from this auction does not meet your expectations, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. If the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, U.S. buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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