Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Sculptures > Wood > The State of ‘Nirvana’ While Still in Life
Displaying 1 of 369         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
The State of ‘Nirvana’ While Still in Life

The State of ‘Nirvana’ While Still in Life

The State of ‘Nirvana’ While Still in Life

Availability:
Sold Out
Specifications:

Gambhar Wood Sculpture
Artist: Shri. Ram Chandra Gaur

30.5" X 15.5" X 6.0"
8.5 Kg
Deal 15% Off
Item Code:
EP45
Price:
$800.00
Discounted:
$680.00   Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
You Save:
$120.00 (15%)
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
The State of ‘Nirvana’ While Still in Life

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 8659 times since 20th Apr, 2013
This wood sculpture from Bodh Gaya, the important center of Buddhist pilgrimage, represents Buddha as seated in ‘padmasana’ fully absorbed in meditation. His right hand is extended down to the earth with its central finger touching it, and the left palm is placed in his lap in the dhyana mudra. The cross-legged sitting posture with up-turned soles of the feet, as has this magnificent image, often defined in India’s iconographic tradition of the divine images as 'padmasana' – lotus posture, is identified in the Buddhist, as also in the Jain, traditions as the ‘Yoga-mudra' – a meditative posture. In Buddha’s early images such posture is associated with his three forms : ‘Bhumi-sparsha-mudra’, fasting Buddha and ‘Dhyani-Buddha’, though contextually hardly of any significance for in these forms the acts that the Buddha performs or the stages he passes through alone are significant. ‘Yoga’, as part of the Buddhist spiritual practices, as also the corresponding ‘yogasana’ posture of the Buddha’s image, evolved in late Vajrayana Buddhism around the ninth-tenth centuries as a potential means to make the body flexible, supple and youthful, and sometimes for representing absolute Buddhahood – the state of total extinction of worldly experiences, all acts and all material contexts, the state of ‘Nirvana’ while still in life.


Delivered by to all international destinations within 3 to 5 days, fully insured.

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Based on your browsing history

Loading... Please wait

Related Items

Yoga Vasistha (Vol. VI: Nirvana Prakarana Uttarardha)
by Swami Jyotirmayananda
Paperback (Edition: 2005)
Yoga Research Foundation
Item Code: IDC160
$25.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Yoga Vasistha (Volume V: Nirvana Purva-Uttarardha)
Item Code: IDC368
$25.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Buddhism: Path to Nirvana
by K.N. Upadhyaya
Hardcover (Edition: 2010)
Radha Soami Satsang Beas
Item Code: NAC660
$25.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Inner Life
by Charles W. Leadbeater
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
New Age Books
Item Code: NAE615
$32.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Musings on Yogavaasishta (Set of 6 Volumes)
Item Code: NAK736
$130.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Complete Works of Swami Abhedananda (Set of 11 Volumes)
Hardcover (Edition: 1994)
Ramakrishna Vedanta Math
Item Code: NAF668
$195.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

I am overwhelmed with the amount of hard-to-find Hindu scriptural texts that I have been able to locate on the Exotic India website as well as other authentic cultural items from India. I am impressed with your fast and reliable shipping methods.
Lee Scott, USA
Your service is excellent.
Shambhu, USA
Exotic India has the best selection of Hindu/Buddhist statues at the best prices and best shipping that I know of.I have bought many statues from them.I am thankful for their online presence.
Michael, USA
Thanks for sharpening our skills with wisdom and sense of humor.The torchbearers of the ancient deity religion are spread around the world and the books of wisdom from India bridges the gap between east and west.
Kaushiki, USA
Thank you for this wonderful New Year sale!
Michael, USA
Many Thanks for all Your superb quality Artworks at unbeatable prices. We have been recommending EI to friends & family for over 5 yrs & will continue to do so fervently. Cheers
Dara, Canada
Thank you for your wonderful selection of books and art work. I am a regular customer and always appreciate the excellent items you offer and your great service.
Lars, USA
Colis bien reçu, emballage excellent et statue conforme aux attentes. Du bon travail, je reviendrai sur votre site !
Alain, France
GREAT SITE. SANSKRIT AND HINDI LINGUISTICS IS MY PASSION. AND I THANK YOU FOR THIS SITE.
Madhu, USA
I love your site and although today is my first order, I have been seeing your site for the past several years. Thank you for providing such great art and books to people around the World who can't make it to India as often as we would like.
Rupesh
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2018 © Exotic India