Vintage Nepalese, Five Dhyani Buddha temple frieze. Exquisitely hand-painted, with a sacred orange and coral graduated painted frame. A sacred frieze with some age on its side. Dyani Buddhas emanate from Adibuddha. There are five Dhyani Buddhas, or Buddhas in Meditation.They are not separate gods, just different aspects of Buddhahood. So popular are they are in Nepal they are found in every stupa, thousands of Chaityas, or small stupas, in courtyards and painted in the main entrance of the Buddhist house. In Kathmandu, from where this was sourced, they are also called Panch Buddha. As here, they are always shown seated in the position of meditation , with the most senior of the five Buddhas, Vairochana , occupying the centre. The remainder being Akshobhya, Ratna Sambhav, Amitabha and Amoghsidhi.
IMAGES 2, 3 5, 6 & 9. This exquisite, hand-decorated frieze has been sourced from Kathmandu in Nepal, and certainly has some age on its side. Nothing over 100 yrs is allowed to be exported from Nepal, and whilst we wouldn't claim this frieze to be antique, it has been produced in a time-honoured fashion, using skills handed down from generation to generation of Nepalese craftsmen. The very act of painting being an act of devotion in itself.In a similar vein, we have OM Mantra and Eight Auspicious Symbols freizes and hand-carved, Nepalese wooden characters , all available in separate lacewing-interiors listings. All unique artefacts from the Roof of the World. Please look carefully at the photographs as they form part of the description. This listing is for one Nepalese painted frieze in images 1 - 9. THE SACRED ART OF TIBET, FEATURED, FOR ART DIRECTIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, AND NOT INCLUDED. Follow us in India on Instagram at lacewing-interiors. The item "VINTAGE, BUDDHIST FIVE DHYANA WOODEN FRIEZE. KATHMANDU, NEPAL" is in sale since Tuesday, October 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Indian". The seller is "lacewing-interiors" and is located in Hampton. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brunei darussalam, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Liechtenstein, Macao, Monaco, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Chile, Bahamas, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam, Antigua and barbuda, Bermuda, Barbados, Cayman islands, Jordan, Saint lucia, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, South africa, Colombia, Ukraine, Montserrat.