Reclining Buddha BurmaLying Buddha Burma
Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda is known for its large picture of the lying Buddha. Constructed in 1966 and replaces the old picture of Sir Hpo Thar from 1907.
This picture is bigger than the picture of the lying Buddha in the Shwe Thar Hlyaung pit in Bago. Near this monastery there are over six hundred Buddhist writings of older and skilled Buddhist friars. Right opposite the Shwe Gon Taing Road is the Ngar Htat Gyi is located.
Kanbawza Bank is also located near Shwe Gon Taing Junction. The Excel Tower Shopping Mall is located next to Shwe Gon Taing Junction.
Lying Buddha - Information about the lying Buddha
Buddha on its side is an iconographical depiction of the Buddha that lies at the point of his Mahaparinirvana. This is one of the favorite iconographical designs in Buddhism that depict the historic Shakyamuni Buddha during his last sickness. When the Buddha statue is reclining, the Buddha lies on the right side to the east, while his right-handed person supports his skull.
The peculiar attitude of the Buddha in his live seems to have emerged at the same times as the other Buddha icons and pictures, especially in the Greek inspired Gandharan style and was persecuted by many other areas in their Buddha style to depict one of the decisive times in the Buddha's world.
In Buddhism, this special place of the Buddha is better known as Mahaparinirvanasana. 3. The Buddha is said to have known that his demise was nearing while he was in this stance, the Buddha asked his followers to make him a sofa in a shrub so that he could easily lay down.
Though he had reached epiphany and became the Buddha, the Buddha had to abandon his bodily state. It is not the lying Buddha sculptures that should cause the state of sorrow among the disciples, but the lying Buddha should be understood as an encouraging subject, that all beings have the capacity to be woken or illuminated and to free themselves from the sufferings that are marked by the circle of newborn.
Buddha's cheerful and smile in the lying Buddha image shows the sympathy and calm that comes with illumination. Many Buddha icons exist in the Buddha countries like Chaukhtatgyi Paya in Burma, Dambulla in Sri Lanka, Wat Pho in Thailand, Monolithic Buddha in Cambodia and many more.
They are of great importance from both a spiritual and tourist point of views. The Buddha statue is worshipped by Buddhists and non-Buddhists and there are many art Galleries all over the globe with many lying Buddha-Stats. Leaning Buddhas in our art gallerys are both authentic and legal imports from various South East Asia countries such as Burma, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, etc., while we are exploring these countries every few month of the year in our quest for uncommon and specific Buddha-statures.
When you want to buy or buy a lying Buddha, you can go to our Buddha Galery and the Buddha Gardens in the Netherlands, or you can go to our On-line Buddha Statue Galery to buy the lying Buddha of your choosing.