Medicine Buddha or Bhaisajyaguru can heal a person’s body and mind with the tremendous vibration of his mantra. It is a natural propensity to believe that physical problems require physical treatments, yet Bhaisajyaguru’s teachings are thought to cure people through spiritual practices. His left hand carry a bowl of medicinal herbs, while his right-hand rests on his knee in varada mudra, holding the stem of a healing plant between his thumb and forefinger.
The enlightened one is seated on a plinth of lotus. A perfect erect spine, a silken robe is draped around his body. His garb is wreathed and bejewelled in strings of silver wires and precious jewels. Each feature of the Buddha's form and figure has been carved with the utmost precision and attention to detail. It is an exquisite amalgamation of filigree and inlay work coiled with Lapis and turquoise stone. He is gilded in amber gold and gems, which makes it a fine and rare piece for the collectables.
How to keep a Brass statue well-maintained?
Brass statues are known and appreciated for their exquisite beauty and luster. The brilliant bright gold appearance of Brass makes it appropriate for casting aesthetic statues and sculptures. Brass is a metal alloy composed mainly of copper and zinc. This chemical composition makes brass a highly durable and corrosion-resistant material. Due to these properties, Brass statues and sculptures can be kept both indoors as well as outdoors. They also last for many decades without losing all their natural shine.
Brass statues can withstand even harsh weather conditions very well due to their corrosion-resistance properties. However, maintaining the luster and natural beauty of brass statues is essential if you want to prolong their life and appearance.
In case you have a colored brass statue, you may apply mustard oil using a soft brush or clean cloth on the brass portion while for the colored portion of the statue, you may use coconut oil with a cotton cloth.
Brass idols of Hindu Gods and Goddesses are especially known for their intricate and detailed work of art. Nepalese sculptures are famous for small brass idols portraying Buddhist deities. These sculptures are beautified with gold gilding and inlay of precious or semi-precious stones. Religious brass statues can be kept at home altars. You can keep a decorative brass statue in your garden or roof to embellish the area and fill it with divinity.
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