Marble Buddha

$995.00

This wonderfully unique piece depicts Vishnu resting against Shesha –  The King of Nagas, renowned in Hindu and Buddhist tradition as on e of the primal beings of creation – a deity that takes the form of a snake. The King of Snakes shielded Buddha from the elements as Buddha sat in a deep meditational state.

Usually a King Cobra or Indian Snake, it is believed when Shesha uncoils time moves forward and creation takes place. When he coils back, the universe ceases to exist.

Description

This wonderfully unique piece depicts Vishnu resting against Shesha –  The King of Nagas, renowned in Hindu and Buddhist tradition as on e of the primal beings of creation – a deity that takes the form of a snake. The King of Snakes shielded Buddha from the elements as Buddha sat in a deep meditational state.

Usually a King Cobra or Indian Snake, it is believed when Shesha uncoils time moves forward and creation takes place. When he coils back, the universe ceases to exist.

Additional information

Origin

Burma

Date

19th Century

Dimensions

7.25" x 3.25" x 2"


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