8.25″ Five Dhyani Buddha Statues Set (Gold Face Painted)
Our five Dhyani Buddha Statues set is fully gilded in 24k gold and features gold face painting. Additionally, this set of five Dhyani Buddha statues was hand carved by our artisans in Patan, Nepal. The artisans in Patan have been perfecting the art of lost wax sculpting for a thousand years. As a result, each Dhyani Buddha displays their specific mudra with precision and intricate detail.
The artisans of Patan, Nepal are the preferred choice of the Tibetan Monasteries for sculptures and Tibetan ritual items. Therefore, when you purchase our five Dhyani Buddha statues set you can rest assured you have procured monastic quality traditional Tibetan sculptures.
The Five Dhyani Buddha statues are:
Although the origin of the Dhyani Buddhas is uncertain, they each have their own unequivocal meaning. Additionally, they are each associated with a virtue that is the result of purifying its corresponding negative emotion. Also, each Buddha represents a specific time in the life of the historical Buddha – Shakyamuni. Furthermore, they each have their own color, direction, ride a different animal and express their own mudras.
The Buddhist mudras are important aspects of Buddha statues because they illustrate the statues identity and meaning. As a result, we can identify each Dhyani Buddha by the mudra that they are displaying. Vairocana (Dharmachakra mudra, turning of the Dharma wheel), Ratnasambhava (Varada Mudra, gift giving or boon granting mudra), Amitabha (Dhyana mudra, meditation), Amoghasiddhi (Abhaya mudra, protection and fearlessness) and finally Akshobhya (Bhumisparsha mudra, calling the earth to witness).