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Why dont Buddhists follow Buddha’s teachings on Statues?

The statues of Buddha around the world are certainly intriguing. From the reverse Nazi Swastika symbols implanted on them, to the fact that Buddha is always made to look like the local inhabitants of that country, many questions will arise after viewing them. But maybe the ultimate question is why the statues are being built …

Why dont Buddhists follow Buddha’s teachings on Statues?

The statues of Buddha around the world are certainly intriguing. From the reverse Nazi Swastika symbols implanted on them, to the fact that Buddha is always made to look like the local inhabitants of that country, many questions will arise after viewing them. But maybe the ultimate question is why the statues are being built in the first place, as their construction contradicts the teachings of Buddha and Buddhism.

Aisha Sabeer

Aisha Sabeer

Aisha Sabeer is a budding writer from Canada. She has a keen interest in science and comparative religion, and loves travelling the world and meeting other Muslims.
Aisha Sabeer
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