Buddha is claimed to
have summoned the Earth Goddess, Sthavara, to witness the celestial occasion
when he acquired enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree. Earth Witness mudra, while
the left hand is held in a deeply contemplative dhyana mudra. The 'Earth
Witness' Buddha is one of Buddhism's most well-known images. It shows the
Buddha seated in meditation, his left hand on his lap, palm up, and his right
hand on the ground. This reflects the Buddha's enlightenment moment. This magnificent
statue of Bhumisparsha Buddha is made of the optimum brass available. Intricate
engravings chiselled with exceptional artistic expertise adorn the sculpture,
which is gilded in heavenly gold and stunning silver colours. The gold garments
that cover the Buddha's body are etched with floral and foliate motifs which are
particularly noteworthy. The auspicious Urna mark in the centre of the Buddha's
forehead represents the divine realm or third eye, the power to look beyond our
mundane world of suffering and into the truth of enlightenment. It is stated that a Bhumisparsha Buddha should be
placed towards the east, where the sun rises, for the optimum results. This brass sculpture is the ideal
piece to adorn the corners of your home, workplace, or reception area, exuding
elegance, peace, and aesthetics.
How to keep a Brass statue well-maintained?
Brass statues are known and appreciated for their exquisite beauty and luster. The brilliant bright gold appearance of Brass makes it appropriate for casting aesthetic statues and sculptures. Brass is a metal alloy composed mainly of copper and zinc. This chemical composition makes brass a highly durable and corrosion-resistant material. Due to these properties, Brass statues and sculptures can be kept both indoors as well as outdoors. They also last for many decades without losing all their natural shine.
Brass statues can withstand even harsh weather conditions very well due to their corrosion-resistance properties. However, maintaining the luster and natural beauty of brass statues is essential if you want to prolong their life and appearance.
In case you have a colored brass statue, you may apply mustard oil using a soft brush or clean cloth on the brass portion while for the colored portion of the statue, you may use coconut oil with a cotton cloth.
Brass idols of Hindu Gods and Goddesses are especially known for their intricate and detailed work of art. Nepalese sculptures are famous for small brass idols portraying Buddhist deities. These sculptures are beautified with gold gilding and inlay of precious or semi-precious stones. Religious brass statues can be kept at home altars. You can keep a decorative brass statue in your garden or roof to embellish the area and fill it with divinity.
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