Khmer Style Bronze Standing Abhaya Protection Buddha Statue. Measures – (Height) 10 1/4. Khmer style Buddha from Cambodia Southeast Asia. The enlightened Buddha is depicted in the Abhaya mudra offering protection to the devotee. The peaceful countenance of Lord Buddha exudes harmony. The Abhaya mudra “gesture of fearlessness” is a mudra (gesture) that offers protection, reassurance and safety. Dispelling fear and according divine protection and bliss in many Indian religions. The hand is held upright, and the palm is facing outwards. This is one of the earliest mudras found depicted on a number of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain images. This is also the Buddha for those born on a Monday. The Buddha has a peaceful countenance with downcast introspective eyes and a firm brow. His earlobes are stretched long from a youth spent as a prince wearing heavy gold earrings. The large ushnisha protuberance on top of his head, symbolizes his high level of spiritual development, rises to a stylised lotus bud finial. The bronze statue is beautiful as you can see in the fine details of the face and hands. Each detail is rendered perfectly. The distinctive patina of the piece is also particularly delightful. Has a crack in the left leg in the front, has a slight hole in the right arm, and some chipping on the square base. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Southeast Asia\Other Southeast Asian Antiques”. The seller is “gracensmom” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Primary Material: Bronze
- Sub-Type: Buddha
- Product: Statue
- Region of Origin: Southeast Asian