Thursday, February 17, 2011

Buddha at Home



Buddha figurines have become a popular aspect in Asian interior decor scene. The meditating figure ushers in peace and spirituality into any room. Whether big or small, indoors or outdoors, in your drawing room or bedroom, meditating or dancing-- Buddha, with a zen-like  smile-- immediately becomes a centrepiece! Some like to put Buddha on the wall, some on the table, some even in their bathrooms....

So where is your Buddha statue?

Buddha on vignette at the entrance


Holding the light


Buddha on a console in living room

Buddha in bedroom

Buddha on a mirrored cabinet

Buddha lamps adding a touch of class

Inviting good vibes in an office




Creating drama with over-sized Buddhas







In other rooms...

Buddha in bookcase

Presiding over the dinning area

Looking down benevolently

In the foyer

In the study

Next to the sunken tub

In Zen-like bathroom

On the table

Thai Dancing Buddha
Calm and tranquil

I have added a few more images and am sure you would appreciate them all. 

Feel free to leave a comment as it would brighten up my day!!

Images via: Apartment Therapy, Decorpad, Livingetc, Housebeautiful, Designtoinspire, femalenetwork.com, decorista, nehomemag, scandanavianthaihomes.com designtoinspire.com.

8 comments:

mom22boys said...

Loved your presentation of ideas about placing Buddha in the house.
Good work.

Mohua said...

It is always a pleasure to receive such encouraging comments since I put some amount of thought and energy into the posts. Thanks!

nell said...

Loved it ,realy stuning ,cant wait to get my Buddha ,waiting for it to get shipped to toronto ..and i will deff use some of ur beautiful ideas ..thank u very much
great work ..

Mohua Chakraborty said...

Getting beautiful comments like yours really makes my day. It feels great to touch the lives of my readers in a creative way like this! Thanks! Do check out my other post on Buddha at http://godindesign.blogspot.com/2011/11/bring-in-peace-with-buddha.html

Anonymous said...

Lovely pictures, and very inspiring! I was raised catholic, but somewhere in our home was always a buddha statue, my mother liked them, said they always looked peaceful and brought good luck - I believe her father thought the same.
I have several in my home, ranging from the fat laughing buddhas, to THE Buddha - and though I would not presume to label myself a buddhist, it is the spiritual path I identify with and follow.

Mohua Chakraborty said...

Yes, Buddha statues are serene and they add a sense of peace with aesthetics. Buddha's tenets of love and peace are also eternal.

joy said...

Your very own vases was so nice and artistic. I love it. I feel like making one. Thanks for sharing your talent and creativity it is very well appreciated. Visit my site too for some fun stuff. Good luck !

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Mohua Chakraborty said...

Thanks Joy. Though I have some Buddhas at home, none of these images are from my personal space. They are a collection from other sites. Enjoy!