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One of our masterpieces, Buddha Head handmade from sandstone by artist R. Mani. This particular piece is done in Gandhara style, an art technique that emerged during Kushan dynasty. This style was strongly influenced by Hellenic style and is famous for use of ancient Greek techniques. Looking at Buddha’s youthful face, curly hair his features resembles closely those of Greek and Roman Gods.
Buddha Head are symbolic of the vast wealth of knowledge he possessed being the awakened one. Buddha is a universal symbol of love, harmony and inner peace. Commonly in Asia, Buddha head sculptures are known to been one of the most popular iconographic representations of Buddha and his characteristics.
Sandstone sculptures are perfect for outdoor settings. It will make a stand out addition to any garden, terrace or patio.
Artist – R. Mani R. ( Chenai, India)
Mani born in 1965 , is originally from Mahabalipuramlocated in Tamil Nadu state, South India. Influenced by Gupta and Kushan art periods, the artist specialises on traditional Indian Gods and Godesses. His inspiration is often sourced from world famous historic temples like Khajuraho and Meenakshi. R. Mani uses traditional Indian materials such as Sandstone, Granite and Soft stone. Mani was brought up surrounded by art. His father, Dhruva Pratap was a well-known sculptor and maintained and restored the sculptures of the famous Konark Temple in South India, passing on his skills to his son. Holder of two awards from the President of India, he is especially well known for his Buddha sculptures. He imbues his Buddha faces with such serenity and a sense of blissfulness that it’s no surprise they are used by so many to assist in deep meditation in some of the leading meditation centres around the world.
Size - 50cm x31cm x 28cm
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