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Siesta / Faith & Folklore Buddhism

We sell a full complement of Fair Trade Buddhist items including statues, tingsa, hangings, bells, bowls and books. If you are interested in prayer flags, we stock a large range, from traditional windhorse designs to contemporary translated examples, perfect for the classroom.

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Wrist Mallah

Wrist Mallah

NP182

£2.40

 

Simple 28 beaded mallah (prayer beads) with elasticated cord and tassles.

In Tibetan Buddhism it is common for 21 or 28 bead mallahs are often used to facilitate counting when performing prostrations (ritual bows.) They contain less beads than the typical 108 bead mallah so that they are easier to carry around.

Tassle colour varies
Origin: Nepal

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Wooden Mallah Beads

Wooden Mallah Beads

5101

£3

 

Mallah or Malas are a type of Buddhist Rosary. They usually consist of 108 beads which is a very auspicious number in Buddhism. Our best selling mallah is this string of rosewood beads made in Nepal.

Malla beads are similar in practice to a Catholic Rosary and are used to aid meditation and prayer.

Approx Length: 84cm
Origin: Nepal

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Artisan Cheppu Mask No.157

Artisan Cheppu Mask No.157

NPSX157

£168

 

This beautiful handcarved mask depicts a protective figure known as Chhepu or Cheppu. Cheppu is seen regularly in Nepalese architecture, guarding the way above doors, arches and gateways.

Approx: 27cm × 29cm × 12cm
Origin: Nepal

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Turquoise Buddha

Turquoise Buddha

NP476

£240

 

Showing an incredible level of artisanship, this marvellous statue of Lord Buddha is made from brass and then intricately decorated with glorious turquoise, colourful red coral and deep lapis lazuli. They are truly beautiful statues and would make an exquisite centrepiece to a shrine or display.

Approx: 15cm high
Origin: Nepal

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Resin Dancing Tara Statue

Resin Dancing Tara Statue

NP631

£36

 

These wonderful handpainted resin statues depict the bodhisattva of compassion and wisdom, Tara. There are 21 forms of Tara in total and here she is shown as the Green Tara in a standing position with her hands in the varada mudra (blessing pose.)

Approx: 21cm high.
Origin: Nepal

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White Tara Turquoise Statue

White Tara Turquoise Statue

NP600

£300

 

Showing an incredible level of artisanship, this marvellous statue of White Tara is made from brass and then intricately decorated with glorious turquoise, colourful red coral and deep lapis lazuli.

Approx: 22cm high
Origin: Nepal

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Avalokiteshwara Resin Statue

Avalokiteshwara Resin Statue

NP602

£28.80

 

Avalokiteshwara is a very popular Bodhisattva and is seen in various forms across the Buddhist diaspora. Whilst Avalokiteshwara is variously depicted as male or female and in various poses, here he is shown in the Sahasrabhuja form with many heads and arms.

Approx: 13cm × 8cm × 4cm
Origin: Nepal

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Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.85

Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.85

NPSX85

£250

 

Large beautifully carved wooden mask, hand painted by Newari artisans in Nepal. This amazing piece shows Bhairab (also known as Bhairava or Mahakala,) a fierce aspect of the Hindu god Shiva. These effigys are often hung above doors and entranceways and are said to be protective.

Approx: 34cm × 42cm × 19cm
Origin: Nepal

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Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.78

Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.78

NPSX78

£250

 

Large beautifully carved wooden mask, hand painted by Newari artisans in Nepal. This amazing piece shows Bhairab (also known as Bhairava or Mahakala,) a fierce aspect of the Hindu god Shiva. These effigys are often hung above doors and entranceways and are said to be protective.

Approx: 34cm × 42cm × 16cm
Origin: Nepal

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Artisan Garuda Mask No.162

Artisan Garuda Mask No.162

NPSX162

£168

 

This beautiful handcarved mask depicts the powerful vahana (vehicle) of Vishnu. Garuda is regarded as being powerful, protective and fast.

Approx: 31cm × 30cm × 13cm
Origin: Nepal

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Artisan Varaha Hog Mask No.163

Artisan Varaha Hog Mask No.163

NPSX163

£60

 

This fearsome handcarved mask depicts the boar or hog faced Avatar of Vishnu, Varaha. According to Hindu mythology, Vishnu took the form of Varaha to rescue the world from an evil demon.

Approx: 19cm × 16cm × 15cm
Origin: Nepal

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Artisan Special Bhairab Mask No.165

Artisan Special Bhairab Mask No.165

NPSX165

£288

 

The incredible piece depicts Bhairab (also known as Bhairava or Mahakala,) a fierce aspect of the Hindu god Shiva. Hand made and painted by Newari artisans in Nepal, this mask uses bright red colours and particular attention has been paid to creating the fearsome face.

Approx: 43cm × 36cm × 15cm
Origin: Nepal

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Tiny Wooden Prayer Wheel Keyring

Tiny Wooden Prayer Wheel Keyring

NP658

£3

 

These small sized, wooden prayer wheels have keyrings and are designed to be a very transportable and handy version of the larger conventional wheels. 

Approx: 6cm long
Limited stock available.
Origin: Nepal

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Buddha Scroll Hanging

Buddha Scroll Hanging

BA2158

£10.20

 

These fabric wall hangings come packaged inside a bag rolled up into a scroll. Once unrolled they are great for putting on a wall and can be used as a kind of contemporary thangka, reminding one always of the teachings of Buddha.

Origin: Indonesia

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Bronze Effect Buddha

Bronze Effect Buddha

BA543

£14.30

 

Lovely cast bronze statue depicting Buddha in the 'calling the earth to witness' mudra. Accentuated with a verdigris paint effect. This wonderful little metal statue would make an ideal addition to any space and serve as a gentle reminder of the teachings of Buddha.

Approx: 5cm × 8cm × 4cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Bronze Standing Verdigris Buddha

Bronze Standing Verdigris Buddha

BA785

£36

 

These fantastic bronze castings depict Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. They each incorporate a robe of verdigris into the casting.

Approx: 21cm high.
Origin: Indonesia

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Bronze Effect Reclining Buddha

Bronze Effect Reclining Buddha

BA762

£14.30

 

This beautiful Bali bronze casting of Buddha depicts him in the reclining asana or position. This pose represents Buddha at the time of his final illness just prior to his final release from the cycle of life and death (known as samsara.)

Approx: 16cm × 3cm × 4.5cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Bronze Effect Laughing Buddha

Bronze Effect Laughing Buddha

BA544

£14.30

 

This bronze figurine depicts Budai, sometimes called 'The Laughing Buddha.' Not to be confused with Gautama Buddha, Budai is celebrated in Chinese folklore and is commonly thought to bring good luck and prosperity.

Approx: 4cm × 5cm × 4cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Small Handcarved Sitting Buddha

Small Handcarved Sitting Buddha

1201

£10.80

 

A stunning, handcarved small wooden figure of Buddha. Our Buddhas have been carved in Bali using traditional methods of the island. Each carver has taken years perfecting his or her skill to able to create work to this standard. Due to the handmade nature of this item, each Buddha will be unique!

Approx: 10cm High
Origin: Indonesia

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Medium Handcarved Sitting Buddha

Medium Handcarved Sitting Buddha

1202

£15.60

 

A beautiful, handcarved wooden figure of the enlightened one, Buddha. Our Buddhas have been carved in Bali using a traditional method of the island, each carver has taken years perfecting his or her skill to able to create work to this standard. The handcarved nature of our Buddhas makes each one unique!

 

 

Approx: 15cm High
Origin: Indonesia

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