Abhaya Mudra
Product Id
BEJ-1639D
Description
Abhaya Mudra, gesture of absence of fear. The right hand is raised, loses turned to the outside, fingers are tightened upward. Represent the episode where the Buddha was attacked by a furious elephant. Arriving in front of the Master, the animal was enthralled by its serenity, stopped dead and knelt down before him to pay him tribute. On this work Buddha's kasaya is made in cloisonne.
Dimensions
H39 x D17 x W23 cm
Material
Bronze
Origin
China Beijing
Age
circa 1900
Price
1565.00 €
 
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Buddhism At least 300 million people around the world are practicing Buddhists and it is estimated that perhaps another 300 million people practice a Chinese folk or traditional religion which is a mix of various religious beliefs including Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. Buddhism is considered by some to be the fourth-largest religion in the world, behind Christianity, Islam and Hinduism, but in some countries, including China, Vietnam and North Korea, it is difficult to know how many people consider themselves to be Buddhists. Buddhist beliefs have also influenced Western Read more
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