Buddhism originated in India by Gautam Buddha. The religion spread across Asia and has become one of the most popular religion and the dominant religion in countries like Japan, Thailand, Burma, Cambodia, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Tibet. Buddhism teachings have gained extreme popularity because of its globalization thus making it one of the major religions in the world. This religion’s popularity has been one of the main reasons for the people’s curiosity and many queries about Buddha. One of the common subjects of these queries is the Buddha statue. People have been curious about the different representation of these figures. For more details, go here oneminddharma.com on buddhist statues.
What are Buddha Statues?
Buddha statues are not just physical representations on the physical looks of Buddha. These figures symbolizes motivational factor for every human being. According to the believers, chanting or praying in front of the Buddha statue gives satisfaction which in turn gives peace to the mind, heart and soul. It is also said that Buddha statues represent how an individual can attain the full understanding of life in the deepest way possible. Furthermore, it is also said that Buddha statues purify the mind, builds up serenity within oneself and motivates to overcome the negative emotions such as fear, greed, jealousy, and hatred. Because of this, it is believed that it will uplift the mind of the believers.
People all over the world visit different Buddha statues galleries both physical gallery and online Buddha statues gallery. Their purposes varies from mere curiosity to finding of inner peace. Perhaps this is the reason why Buddha figures have been considered as one of the perfect gifts for friends and other relatives. It is said that giving Buddha figures to someone is some kind of wishing them good luck because these figures have been put in different establishments including homes to attract good luck.