The image of the Buddha. In a broad sense, Bodhisattva, Luohan, Ming King, and so on. Although there are sculptures and portraits, only sculptures are called Buddha statues and portraits are called images.
In ancient India, sculpture and painting of Buddha statues were considered to be blasphemous, so the ancient sculptures such as Vatican SaNchi ^ only symbolized Buddha with Buddhist Dharma, Bodhi trees, Buddha footprints and so on. Since then, with the rise of Mahayana Buddhism, the sculpture of Buddhist statues began to prevail, so there are many records of the causes and merits of statues in Mahayana classics.
Amitabha Buddha (Sanskrit Amitabha), also known as infinite Buddha, infinite light Buddha, infinite life Buddha and so on. In Mahayana scriptures, Amitabha Buddha made a great wish to establish western pure land, wide and boundless sentient beings, and achieved boundless solemn meritorious virtue, which was widely respected and carried forward by Mahayana Buddhist Institute. Mahayana Buddhist scriptures, such as the Infinite Shou Sutra, the Amitabha Sutra and the Infinite Life Buddhist Sutra, are detailed in detail about Amitabha Buddha and its western bliss world. Mahayana Buddhism spread in places such as China, Japan and other Mahayana diocese, Amitabha Buddha belief is also particularly prosperous and important. The Pure Land sect of Han Buddhism, on the other hand, was completely born to the West of Amitabha Buddha in the past. Pure land is used as a specialized method.
藏品名称：阿弥托佛佛像 重量 ：0.96kg 高：19.5cm
In ancient China, bronze ware was used in ancient China, and most of them were unique and exquisite. Famous collection at home and abroad. In the collection world, in addition to the famous Daming Xuanhe furnace, the golden Buddha cast in the Ming and Qing Dynasties was also praised. In this paper, the cast material of the Buddha is made of copper, and then the gold on the surface. This kind of golden Buddha statue is used for the palace, temple and other places. This Buddha statue was made in the Qing Dynasty, with a round cheek and a peaceful state. He wore a Buddha's crown with a high hair, a high hair, a breast knot, a palm was placed on the left leg, the other hand was placed on the foot naturally, and a cross-shoulder cashmere, with wide sleeves, and a monk's skirt. On the bare foot surface, the pattern folds naturally. The bodhisattva sits on top of the upside-down lotus platform, the lotus flap is stacked, full and stretchy, lifelike, full of layers and three-dimensional feeling, gorgeous and steady. This bodhisattva has exquisite workmanship, slightly copper rust, simple atmosphere, the law is solemn, copper firm hand, beautiful shape, gorgeous ornaments, bao guang everywhere, deeply loved by the masses of believers, but also because of its cumbersome manufacturing technology, increased its value, after the vicissitudes of the solemn and graceful appearance is still extremely beautiful. The exquisite gilded bronze Buddha is a reflection of social politics, economy and culture. Historical heritage, coupled with the praise of Buddhist art all over the world, gold-plated bronze Buddha statues have become the focus of the world art market.
Nowadays, the collection of Buddha statues has formed an overall collection system. With the deepening of people's understanding of Buddhism, they are no longer satisfied with buying a simple Buddha statue, and the purchase of Tangka, incense stove and so on has also improved. The popularity of the Buddhist statue market has also promoted the development of other Buddhist articles, and also reflects the improvement of people's understanding of Buddhist culture from one side. In 2013, the Ming Yongle copper-gilded Sakyamuni Buddha statue was sold for HK $236.4 million, setting a new world auction record for the Chinese Buddha statues. In recent years, the Buddha statues have still achieved good results at major auctions and have always been popular in the collection industry.