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Different Buddha statues hold different meanings including overcoming fear, calm or serenity, meditation, Earth touching or calling the Earth to witness, nirvana, medicine, teaching, walking, contemplation, begging and r... More »

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A Buddha statue represents the Buddhist religion, and depending on the Buddha's pose, can also suggest meditation, the gift of fearlessness, the gift of confidence and teaching the Dharma. The first Buddha statues appear... More »

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A Buddha's pose can be a symbol of protection, meditation or contemplation, adoration, compassion, expelling negativity, self-confidence, teaching, cosmic order or supreme enlightenment. The variations in the statues is ... More »

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A Buddha's pose can be a symbol of protection, meditation or contemplation, adoration, compassion, expelling negativity, self-confidence, teaching, cosmic order or supreme enlightenment. The variations in the statues is ... More »

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Buddha is famous for founding the Buddhist religion and establishing the pillars of the religion, which are called the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path. Buddha's original name was Siddhartha Gautama, and he was p... More »

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The Buddha's birth name was Siddhartha Gautama, and he was born a wealthy prince. Historians debate many details of his life, but he lived between the sixth and fourth centuries B.C. More »

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The Buddha represents a complete enlightenment within a person's life. People will often gaze at a Buddha statue to have a clear view of what their path holds and how to better enlighten themselves. More »

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