Symbolizing happiness and serenity, Buddha paintings are indeed a great choice for hotel lobbies. Reflecting the hotel’s identity and character, these beautiful works of art can set the tone for the rest of the hotel and have a big impact on the overall design. However, with the multitude of performance art available, choosing Buddha Paintings to transform a space is not an easy task. When depicting Buddha’s teachings and journey, each picture has a specific meaning and purpose, so it is very important to have a basic understanding of the physical attributes – hand gestures. and poses found in works of art.
To help you, we’ve put together information about the different Buddha poses and postures that are often depicted in paintings. This will help you better understand the different Buddha paintings and find the one that best suits your decorating thoughts and themes.
Protecting Buddha Paintings
Symbolizing protection, courage, peace and courage, these paintings depict the Buddha in the Abhay Mudra. With the right hand raised at shoulder height, palm facing outward, fingers extended (representing the shield) and left hand hanging down to one side of the body or resting in the palm of the hand, the Dharma Protector Buddha is drawn. sitting or standing.
In Thailand, and especially in Laos, this seal is associated with the walking Buddha, representing the sacred Buddha standing, either motionless with his legs together or moving while walking. Go. Protective Buddha paintings depicting Buddha’s footprints adorn most hotels and homes in Thailand.
The placement of Buddha paintings in the abhay mudra at the entrance is said to be not only aesthetic but also to prevent destructive elements. A good reason to hang a giant Buddha painting at the entrance to your hotel lobby!
Painting of the Reclining Buddha
This mudra, one of the most profound, shows the Buddha lying on his right side with his head resting on his right knee/elbow, or resting on his right elbow and supporting his head with his hands. Commonly known as the Sleeping or Reclining Buddha, this is a painting depicting the last moments of the deity’s earthly life before reaching nirvana – liberation from samsara and karma.
Reclining Buddha paintings are said to encourage people to seek inner harmony and are the perfect choice to transform the hotel lobby into a space of reverence and tranquility.Consider hanging a larger 38″ x 48″ reclining Buddha above the couch in your living room.
Painting of Buddha sitting in meditation
Buddha sitting in meditation, legs bent, face up, eyes closed and hands on knees, Buddha in meditation is the most common representation in Buddhist art teacher. Also known as the pose of spiritual perfection, this mudra depicts the deity meditating under a fig tree before enlightenment and signifies the perfect balance of thoughts, the stillness of the senses. serenity and serenity.
Meditating Buddha paintings depicting the Buddha in a meditative pose are suitable for creating tranquil and relaxing spaces. To give your hotel lobby an aura of calm, consider lighting scented candles and incense sticks.
Buddha Bhumisparsha (Call to the Earth to Witness)
Since Bhumisparsha literally means ‘to touch the ground’, this attitude is more commonly referred to as ‘witnessing to the earth’; or mudras. The paintings of Buddha Bhumisparsha, depicting Lord Buddha’s moment of enlightenment, are by far the most popular and iconic works of Buddhist art.
According to legend, a demon of illusion (Mara) tried to seduce Gautama Buddha, who had been meditating under the Bodhi tree for years.But the Buddha overcame temptation with his posture and gently touched the earth with his hand to invoke the earth goddess as a witness to his enlightenment. Therefore, this mudra represents the deity with the five fingers of the right hand placed on the right knee and stretched out to touch the ground while the left hand rests on the knees, in the dhyana mudra of meditation, which is a combination is made of method symbolism and wisdom. and the realization of ultimate truths. No wonder Bhumisparsha’s Buddha paintings are the perfect choice for transforming hotel lobbies into soothing places of rest and relaxation.
This mudra depicts the Buddha with his hands clasped in prayer and his eyes closed, representing worship and faith.Considered ideal for an altar or puja room, praying Buddha Paintings can be used to create a positive atmosphere and good mood.
Lighting a lamp or candle and placing a small fountain around the praying Buddha can help to synchronize with his positive attitude. What could be better than a room adorned with a praying Buddha statue radiating spiritual vibrations?
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The Buddha in this mudra is represented with the thumb and forefinger of his hand touching the tips, forming a circle that is in front of his heart.Since this circle represents the wheel of dharma (the unity of method and wisdom), the teachings come straight from his heart and set the wheel of dharma in motion.
A stunning large-scale painting of the teaching Buddha placed behind a hotel reception desk can add instant grace and elegance to a room.
A better understanding of Lord Buddha’s postures and gestures will help you choose the best Buddha statue for your hotel that will create a calm and peaceful atmosphere and leave a lasting impression on your guests.
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