Saturday, July 19, 2008

My Italian Buddha

I am still dreamy from our trip to Italy. As we passed through a small town in Italy, in the window of a studio were these buddhas. I thought they were sitting there so sweetly, meditating. To me Buddha symbolizes peace, compassion and wisdom. A good reminder. I wanted one of these simple little sculptures. We went into Brigitte's art studio. There were more of these lovely buddhas on the shelf. They made me smile. Even though they were very similar, I took each one in my hand and looked at them. Then I chose the one that would come back to New York with me.
This one is my Italian Buddha. How sweet is that blissful face. May we all have peace and love in our lives and wisdom to guide us.


Ingrid said...

I love buddha and everything it stands for and I agree that your buddha does have a sweet and blissful face.

We have a wooden buddha with a smiling face, arms extended in the air with a huge belly (you know the one), I simply call him "happy buddha". :-)

VeggieGirl said...

My great-aunt collects little Buddhas!! That one would be a lovely addition to her collection :0)

HiHoRosie said...

Ooh, I love those buddhas! How neat and I love your little buddha too.

Violet said...

isn't it amazing how handmade art objects each carry their own energy?
of course you had to pick each one up... how could you not?

Oza Meilleur said...

What a beautiful way to start my day...thanks!

Mudd a.k.a. Oza