Original and antique Buddha statues have gone thru time. They carry a history within themselves. Many of these statues come from Buddhist monasteries and temples, or have been used in private homes.
Nowadays, Buddha statues are still being made according century-old traditions.
During every period, Buddha images were made in a different style.
The positions of Buddha's hands are called Mudras and are very old.
Monks, disciples and novices play an important role in Buddhism.
The Tibetan word 'Thangka' means: 'Something that can be rolled'.
In China, the Laughing Buddha is known as the Loving or Friendly One.
Guan Yin is the Chinese name for Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva.
The Burmese spirit world has thirty-seven nats or spirits.
A round, youthful, sweet looking face is typical for the Burmese Buddha statues.
Crowned images of the Buddha are also known as Jambupati Buddha.
Opium weights are nowadays collected by many collectors all over the world.
Many statues, so called reclining Buddha’s, have been made of the parinirvana of the Buddha.
Naga is the Sanskrit word for a deity taking the form of a great snake.
A singing bowl is an Asian bowl that produces sound.