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Buddhism Collection

"Buddhism: A Journey through Sacred Sites and Spiritual Symbols" Embark on a spiritual odyssey as we explore the profound teachings of Buddhism

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Reflection of Angkor Wat Temple in lake, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Reflection of Angkor Wat Temple in lake, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Angkor Wat Temple and reflection in pool, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Tigers Nest Bhutan

Tigers Nest Bhutan
Taktsang Palphug Monastery more famous as Paro Taktsang is a Buddhist temple complex which clings to a cliff, 3120 meters above the sea level on the side of the upper Paro valley in Bhutan

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Amitabha, the Buddha of the Western Pure Land (Sukhavati), ca. 1700. Creator: Unknown

Amitabha, the Buddha of the Western Pure Land (Sukhavati), ca. 1700. Creator: Unknown
Amitabha, the Buddha of the Western Pure Land (Sukhavati), ca. 1700. Amitayus, the Buddha of Eternal Life

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Bardo Mandala, Thangka showing the period between death and reincarnation (gouache

Bardo Mandala, Thangka showing the period between death and reincarnation (gouache
BAL7950 Bardo Mandala, Thangka showing the period between death and reincarnation (gouache on cloth) by Tibetan School (19th century); Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK; Tibetan, out of copyright

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Wheel of life or wheel of Samsara

Wheel of life or wheel of Samsara. Kopan monastery

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Angkor Wat temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Angkor Wat temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
View of the Khmer temple of Angkor Wat, at Siem Reap, Cambodia, showing the central temple complex, east side. The temple was first Hindu, then Buddhist

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Angkor Wat Sunrise Cambodia

Angkor Wat Sunrise Cambodia
Monumental Angkor Wat Temple in early morning light after sunrise under beautiful cloudy sky. Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia, Asia

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Angkor Wat Temple and reflection in lake in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Angkor Wat Temple and reflection in lake in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Wheel of Samsara

Wheel of Samsara. Temple of the Thousand Buddhas

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Afghanistan, Bamiyan Valley and Giant Buddha

Afghanistan, Bamiyan Valley and Giant Buddha

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Hot air balloon over the Temples of Bagan at dawn, Myanmar, November 2012

Hot air balloon over the Temples of Bagan at dawn, Myanmar, November 2012

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Kumbum Stupa in Gyangze, Tibet China

Kumbum Stupa in Gyangze, Tibet China
Gyantse Kumbum Stupa, Tonnaja Travel Photography, 579213774

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Twilight at the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal

Twilight at the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal
Turn up the light in new year in Boudhanath Stupa Boudhanath is a UNESCO world heritage site in the Kathmandu valley, Nepal

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Stupa and Mani stone along Everest Base Camp Trek

Stupa and Mani stone along Everest Base Camp Trek
Tibetan Stupa and large Mani Stone inscribed with Buddhist Mantra, along the trail to Everest Base CammpSagarmatha National Park

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Fudo Myoo Threatening a Novice, 1885. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Fudo Myoo Threatening a Novice, 1885. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Fudo Myoo Threatening a Novice, 1885

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Nepal, Pokhara, Sarangkot, Panoramic View of Annapurna Himalaya Mountain Range

Nepal, Pokhara, Sarangkot, Panoramic View of Annapurna Himalaya Mountain Range

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Komuso Buddhist monks, Japan

Komuso Buddhist monks, Japan. They wear a straw basket (tengai) over their head and play a bamboo flute (shakuhachi). Date: circa 1890s

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Potala Palace, Tibet, China

Potala Palace, Tibet, China
Potala Palace is the landmark of Tibet. It is an immense religious and administrative complex in Lhasa, southern Tibet Autonomous Region, southwestern China

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Sunrise with a Buddha Statue with the Hand Position of Dharmachakra Mudra in Borobudur, Magelang

Sunrise with a Buddha Statue with the Hand Position of Dharmachakra Mudra in Borobudur, Magelang, Central Java
Borobudur, or Barabudur, is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist Temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. This temple is the worlds largest Buddhist temple

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Dharmachakra, Wheel of Transmigratory Existence (paper)

Dharmachakra, Wheel of Transmigratory Existence (paper)
XBP343135 Dharmachakra, Wheel of Transmigratory Existence (paper) by Tibetan School; American Museum of Natural History, New York

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Ta Prohm Angkor Wat Cambodia

Ta Prohm Angkor Wat Cambodia
The famous temple of Ta Prohm at Angkor Wat, Cambodia where the roots of the jungle trees intertwine with the masonry of these ancient structures producing almost surreal images

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Sandstone sculpture of a Yakshini, a benevolent tree spirit in Sanskrit mythology

Sandstone sculpture of a Yakshini, a benevolent tree spirit in Sanskrit mythology
INDIA: HINDU SCULPTURE. Sandstone sculpture of a Yakshini, a benevolent tree spirit in Sanskrit mythology, who looks after treasure hidden in the earth. 1st century A.D

Background imageBuddhism Collection: The Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Sikkim, Gangtok. This colorful mandala appears to be lit from within, at Rumtek Monastery

Sikkim, Gangtok. This colorful mandala appears to be lit from within, at Rumtek Monastery, in Gangtok, Sikkim

Background imageBuddhism Collection: EyeUbiquitous_10091141

EyeUbiquitous_10091141
Sri Lanka Colombo Face of Golden Buddha on Lotus Road

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Prayer flags with the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal

Prayer flags with the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal
Boudhanath Stupa in the Kathmandu valley, Nepal. Boudhanath is a UNESCO world heritage site

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Colorful Prayer Flags at Mount Everest base camp

Colorful Prayer Flags at Mount Everest base camp
Colorful Prayer Flags and balloons at Mount Everest base camp in Tibet, China

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Myanmar. Bagan. Sunset over the temples of Bagan

Myanmar. Bagan. Sunset over the temples of Bagan

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Mandala on a Tibetan thangka

Mandala on a Tibetan thangka

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Mandala on a thangka

Mandala on a thangka

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Buddhist Jizo Statues at the Zozoji Temple, Tokyo, Japan

Buddhist Jizo Statues at the Zozoji Temple, Tokyo, Japan

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Lao-Tse, Confucius and Buddha

Lao-Tse, Confucius and Buddha
Lao-Tse presenting the child Confucius to Sakyamuni (Buddha).Lao-tse was a philosopher of Ancient China and the founder of philosophical Taoism

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Monks lighting khom loy candles and lanterns for Loi Krathong festival

Monks lighting khom loy candles and lanterns for Loi Krathong festival

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Prajnaparamita, Goddess of Trancendental Wisdom, c. 1300 (andesite)

Prajnaparamita, Goddess of Trancendental Wisdom, c. 1300 (andesite)
DBP420644 Prajnaparamita, Goddess of Trancendental Wisdom, c.1300 (andesite) by Indonesian School, (14th century); height: 126 cm; Private Collection; Photo eDirk Bakker; Indonesian, out of copyright

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Shakyamuni Buddha - Tibetan culture - 18th century - Mineral Pigment on Cotton - 70

Shakyamuni Buddha - Tibetan culture - 18th century - Mineral Pigment on Cotton - 70
FIA5399966 Shakyamuni Buddha - Tibetan culture - 18th century - Mineral Pigment on Cotton - 70, 5x47 - Rubin Museum of Art, New York by Tibetan School (18th century); Rubin Museum of Art, New York

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Thangka depicting Green Tara (gouache on textile)

Thangka depicting Green Tara (gouache on textile)
CHT182438 Thangka depicting Green Tara (gouache on textile) by Tibetan School; Musee Guimet, Paris, France; (add.info.: Le paradis de la Tara verte; Tara is a female saviour)

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Aerial view of Angkor wat, Cambodia

Aerial view of Angkor wat, Cambodia
Ankor Wat, Cambodia

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Statue of Buddha, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal

Statue of Buddha, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal
Statue of Buddha (Shakyamuni) in Swayambhunath (also known as the Monkey Temple), a UNESCO World Heritage Site on top of Swayambhu hill on the western side of Kathmandu, Nepal

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Angkor Wat Temple and reflection in lake in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Angkor Wat Temple and reflection in lake in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Ornamental Japanese wooden bridge at Daigoji Buddhist Temple in Kyoto, Japan

Ornamental Japanese wooden bridge at Daigoji Buddhist Temple in Kyoto, Japan
Ornamental Japanese garden and wooden bridge at Daigoji Buddhist Temple in Kyoto, Japan

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Buddhist Monk hugging Tiger at the Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Buddhist Monk hugging Tiger at the Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi, Thailand
Tigers are used to living in hot countries, but even the best of them can t resist playing in the water when it gets really hot or simply chilling out alone or with a friendly monk from the Temple!

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Seated Lohan, 907-1125, (c1950). Creator: Unknown

Seated Lohan, 907-1125, (c1950). Creator: Unknown
Seated Lohan, 907-1125, (c1950). Life-size, seated figure of a luohan (arhat), made of lead-glazed stoneware. Sculpture in the British Museum, London

Background imageBuddhism Collection: India, Ladakh, Thiksey. The immense and beautifully gilded Maitreya Buddha in the Chamkhang temple

India, Ladakh, Thiksey. The immense and beautifully gilded Maitreya Buddha in the Chamkhang temple at Thiksey Monastery

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Sacred Mt Kailash and prayer flags - Tibet

Sacred Mt Kailash and prayer flags - Tibet
BMD-233 Sacred Mt Kailash and prayer flags Tibet Brian McDairmant Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in anyway

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Amma Dablam (west face) framed by prayer flags

Amma Dablam (west face) framed by prayer flags. Ama Dablam is on of the most distinctive mountains lining the Khumbu valley

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Gold buddha, Bai Dinh, Ninh Binh, nr Hanoi, Vietnam

Gold buddha, Bai Dinh, Ninh Binh, nr Hanoi, Vietnam

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) at dusk with boat on Chao Phraya River, Bangkok, Thailand

Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) at dusk with boat on Chao Phraya River, Bangkok, Thailand

Background imageBuddhism Collection: Amitaba Buddha in his manifestation of Boundless Life sitting holding a vessel containing

Amitaba Buddha in his manifestation of Boundless Life sitting holding a vessel containing the nectar of immortality. Tibetan Art. Bronze. 18th century




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"Buddhism: A Journey through Sacred Sites and Spiritual Symbols" Embark on a spiritual odyssey as we explore the profound teachings of Buddhism, a philosophy that has captivated millions around the world. From the breathtaking Tigers Nest Monastery in Bhutan to the serene reflection of Angkor Wat Temple in Siem Reap, Cambodia, these sacred sites hold deep significance for Buddhists. Intriguingly, an ancient sculpture named Amitabha emerges from history's depths. This enigmatic figure represents the Buddha of the Western Pure Land (Sukhavati), captivating our imagination with its mysterious origins dating back to 1700. Delve into Buddhist cosmology with Bardo Mandala, a mesmerizing Thangka painting illustrating the transitional period between death and reincarnation. The vivid colors and intricate details depict this ethereal journey like never before. The Wheel of Life or Samsara serves as a powerful symbol within Buddhism. Its perpetual motion reminds us of life's cyclical nature and encourages introspection on breaking free from suffering. Witness its depiction in various forms - be it etched onto temple walls or intricately crafted sculptures. Angkor Wat Temple stands tall amidst Siem Reap's stunning landscape, casting an enchanting reflection upon nearby lakes. Explore this architectural marvel that seamlessly blends Hindu and Buddhist influences, leaving visitors awestruck by its grandeur. Travel further to Afghanistan's Bamiyan Valley where remnants of Giant Buddha statues stand as silent witnesses to centuries gone by. Despite their tragic destruction, they continue to inspire awe and reverence for their historical significance. As dawn breaks over Borobudur in Central Java, Indonesia, witness a majestic sunrise illuminating a Buddha statue adorned with Dharmachakra Mudra hand position – symbolizing teaching and enlightenment, and is here that one can truly feel connected to Buddhist principles amidst nature's beauty. Marvel at Sandstone sculptures depicting Yakshini, benevolent tree spirits from Sanskrit mythology.