For the Vietnamese, the image of Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva with a gentle face, standing on a lotus, holding a vase of nectar in his left hand, making a seal with his right hand and with a halo above his head is no longer strange. Therefore, it has become a custom for Vietnamese people to worship the statue of the Mother Goddess Avalokiteshvara, especially in Zen monasteries, pagodas or backyards. However, many people do not fully understand the meaning of the halo. Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara Buddha statue. so the same Buddhist objects Find out below in the following article!
1. Location of the aura of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara statue
To Buddha, Bodhisattvas and saints, most of them are covered with a bright halo. And the halos on the head and back are the basic characteristics of distinguishing Buddhahood, and not all Buddhas have halos in the same position. Therefore, it is necessary to pay special attention to the correct ways to distinguish:
“Becoming a Buddha” is the highest realm of Buddhism, and the essence of enlightenment is to be illuminated by the light of light. The Buddha has the highest status, so he has a halo behind his head and a halo behind his back that always shines, meaning he has reached the realm of enlightenment.
Statue of Guanyin seated with halo, white stone powder with pink skin, 41 cm high
Bodhisattvas are those who have the second highest status after Buddha. The Bodhisattva’s halo is only behind his head, not on his back. Statues of the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara can also often be seen sculpted with a halo behind the head.
After Bodhisattva, there are Shravakas and protectors of Dharma. According to the teachings, only people of perfect virtue have a halo on their heads.
2. What is the meaning of the halo around the statue of Guan Yin Bodhisattva?
halo at the back of the head Guan Yin Buddha Statue Enlightenment of the truth of the universe symbolizes attaining ultimate knowledge. It is the most beautiful, brightest, warmest light, so full of true happiness that when we look at it, we will not feel as uncomfortable as looking at sunlight.
Buddha and Bodhisattva statues have halos behind them, meaning that they always look out upon the world, giving the light of wisdom, illuminating the darkness of ignorance in the hearts of sentient beings, helping sentient beings escape . Greed causes ignorance and confusion, anger, ignorance and petty material desires. From there, look to yourself to practice seriously to achieve enlightenment.
Standing statue of Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva with white stone powder and gold border, 105 cm high (total leaves 130 cm)
The halo around the Buddha statue also symbolizes his light of wisdom, which always illuminates the world. The halo emanating from the middle of the eyebrows symbolizes knowledge without any prejudice. As for the halo coming from above the head, it represents the end result of the Great Enlightenment. And according to a legend, the Buddha also used his white aura to protect a child who kept calling Namo Buddha from the demon king.
3. What does it mean to worship the aura image of Avalokiteshvara?
Worshiping with a halo around the Guan Yin Buddha statue brings undeniable aesthetic value first of all to the place of worship, where the stone Buddha statue is placed and worshipped.
The halos on the back and head of the Buddha statue also show that they always pave the way for sentient beings so that everyone can always remain wise and overcome all adversities and difficult situations in the world. Furthermore, sincerely reciting the Buddha’s name, wholeheartedly committing to the Buddha’s Dharma, and praying for his light and aura will also help us attain and reveal our true mind.
Golden Age King Avalokiteshvara statue made of stone powder, 68 cm high
Worshiping the Buddha statue with aura also has a very beautiful meaning. It is an expression of the desire to rely on the light of wisdom of the Buddha and Bodhisattvas to help people turn toward goodness, onto the right path of practice, awakening them from temptations and desires of practice, and helping to sow good seeds.
In addition, the brilliant aura of the Buddha statue also means that he always illuminates the way, leads sentient beings out of delusion and ignorance, and overcomes difficult situations and sufferings in the “impermanent world”.
Sincerely reciting the Buddha’s name, reciting the Bodhisattva’s name, wholeheartedly believing in and turning to the Buddha’s Dharma, praying for his light and aura can also help us attain and manifest our true mind. will help.
4. The supplier of Guan Yin Buddha statue has professional aura
From the above analysis, we believe that Buddhists have realized the spiritual value that the Buddha’s aura brings to earthly beings. And to buy and order Guan Yin Buddha statues with aura as per requirement, Buddhists can contact us Buddhist objects – An e-commerce site specializing in providing Buddhist merchandise with media sponsorship from monks and an editorial board Vietnamese Buddhist Information Portal Provides many Buddha statue products with diverse images and diverse sizes for customers to choose, especially the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara Statue. With a team of exclusively young, enthusiastic staff, we will support and advise you in choosing the most suitable statue model for your age and destiny.
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