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Discover our range of large Buddha statues

Buddha statues have been used as decorative objects in homes for centuries, representing the embodiment of peace, wisdom, and spirituality. Originating in ancient India, Buddha statues have become a popular way to bring a sense of peace and serenity into the home. Whether placed in a living room, bedroom, or meditation room, these statues are a symbol of positive energy, helping to create a harmonious and calming atmosphere.

In Buddhist tradition, Buddha statues are used as a tool for meditation and reflection. By focusing on the statue, individuals can quiet the mind, allowing for inner peace and clarity. In the home, large Buddha statues can serve as a reminder to live a life of compassion and wisdom, helping to create a peaceful and harmonious environment.

Where to place a large Buddha statue

When placing a Buddha statue in the home, it is important to consider the position and location. In Buddhist tradition, Buddha statues are placed in high and visible positions, as a symbol of respect and reverence. The most common location for a Buddha statue is on an altar, with offerings such as incense, candles, or flowers placed at its base. Some individuals also choose to place Buddha statues in the living room or entryway, where they can serve as a warm welcome to guests.

There are many different types of Buddha statues available, each with its own unique meaning and symbolism. Some of the most common include the Laughing Buddha, the Sitting Buddha, and the Meditating Buddha. The Laughing Buddha, also known as Hotei or Budai, is believed to bring happiness and good luck to those who have it in their home. The Sitting Buddha symbolises serenity and contemplation, while the Meditating Buddha represents inner peace and the path to enlightenment.

Another type of Buddha statue is the Standing Buddha, which represents strength and stability. This statue is often used in businesses or in public spaces, as it is thought to bring success and prosperity. The Reclining Buddha, also known as the Dying Buddha, represents the moment of the Buddha's death and symbolises the cycle of birth, life, and death.

Situating a Buddha statue in a place which is tidy, free from clutter and away from tech items such as the TV or computer is considered important. In addition, Buddha should never placed in the bathroom or kitchen.

Placing a stone Buddha statue in the garden is an excellent way to provide protection. For meditation, and if you want to encourage abundance into your home, a Buddha statue needs to be facing the house. Lastly, try to place Buddha facing towards the east in the direction of the sunrise if you can.

Shop for large Buddha statues at Shimu

Here at Shimu we have a wide range of Buddha statues available in a selection of different designs and sizes, from large Buddha statues made of stone, through to small, intricately carved wooden Buddha.

Many of our Buddha statues have been hand carved and all have been made from natural materials such as solid stone, wood, or from cast iron or bronze. Whether you’re looking for a carved Buddha head, or an imposing stone statue for your garden, our collection has something to suit all homes and interiors.

Our collection of Buddha statues is available to buy online direct from our website for convenient UK-wide home delivery. Alternatively, why not visit our light and airy showroom, located in Albion Mills, Greengates, West Yorkshire?

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