Buddha figure standing beggar wood light 34cm
DescriptionBuddha figure standing beggar wood light 34cm
This Buddha figure was handmade lovingly from one piece of light natural wood. Therefore it is a rarely artwork, original from Thailand.
Buddha is standing on a base. His both hands are resting on a begging bowl in his arms. With this gesture the Buddha is a symbol for poor people. Buddhistic monks do the same. Every morning they go out with their bagging bowl and ask for something to eat.
Buddha and the weekdays
In Buddhism there is a Buddha figure for each weekday. The figure with the bagging bowl is Buddha for wednesday. In the temple you often see all seven Buddhas parallel with bowls in front of them. According to the birth weekday of the visitors, they spend some money in the respective Buddha bowl.
With this unique figure you take a piece of Thai culture into your rooms. It is stable and has got a good foothold. So you are flexible in decorating this Buddha.
Dimensions of the figure: about 10 x 7 x 34 cm (length x width x height)