Asian art

Female Buddha

Female Buddha Statue

Reflecting the Subordinate status of women in the ancient cultures of Asia, Buddhist imagery tends to be overwhelmingly masculine. However, some schools of the Mahayana tradition do recognize female Buddhas, though they are only rarely represented in art.

The best known  female Buddhas are the counterparts or consorts of the cosmic Buddhas, representing the Buddhas' wisdom, which is perceived as a 'feminine' quality complementing the 'masculine' quality of compassion.

This Javanese image represents Mamaki, the partner of Ratnasambhawathe Buddha of the South. Like him, she sits in the cross-legged meditation posture and makes the gesture of generosity with her right hand while holding a lotus in her left. It may have come from the southern face of Javanese Stupa like that at Borobodur, where the terraces from a Mandala of the universe.

Share this page

See Our Latest Buddha Statues For Sale

High quality Nepali Buddha statue

High quality Nepali Buddha statue

1450 euro
High quality Nepali Medicine Buddha statue

High quality Nepali Medicine Buddha statue

850 euro
Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha

Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha

750 euro
Antique Thailand Buddha statue

Antique Thailand Buddha statue

125 euro
Bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Bronze Nepali Buddha statue

175 euro
High quality Nepali Buddha statue

High quality Nepali Buddha statue

2450 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

1950 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

175 euro
Large bronze Thai Buddha statue

Large bronze Thai Buddha statue

2350 euro
Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha

Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha

1150 euro
Special antique Burmese Ava Buddha statue

Special antique Burmese Ava Buddha statue

5500 euro
Antique Japanese Amida Buddha statue

Antique Japanese Amida Buddha statue

2300 euro
Antique Burmese Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Buddha statue

550 euro
Old Nepali Buddha statue

Old Nepali Buddha statue

275 euro
High quality Nepali Buddha statue

High quality Nepali Buddha statue

950 euro
Old Burmese Mandalay Buddha

Old Burmese Mandalay Buddha

650 euro
Old Nepali Chenrezig statue

Old Nepali Chenrezig statue

300 euro
Antique marble Mandalay Buddha

Antique marble Mandalay Buddha

1600 euro
Antique wooden Japanese Buddha

Antique wooden Japanese Buddha

350 euro
Antique Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique Burmese Shan Buddha

5450 euro
Antique Burmese Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Buddha statue

4300 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha

1250 euro
Antique bronze Shan Buddha

Antique bronze Shan Buddha

400 euro
Antique marble Buddha statue

Antique marble Buddha statue

1750 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

1950 euro
Antique wooden Thai Buddha statue

Antique wooden Thai Buddha statue

400 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

950 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

600 euro
Antique Burmese Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Buddha statue

1950 euro
Antique marble Ava Buddha statue

Antique marble Ava Buddha statue

1000 euro
arrow-right keyboard_arrow_right arrow-down chevron-down keyboard_arrow_down chevron-up arrow-left keyboard_arrow_left close menu search twitter facebook youtube-play linkedin envelope instagram google-plus pinterest whatsapp heart-o Wishlist share file-pdf-o printer trash