siddartha gautama: Buddha means "awakened one" or "the enlightened one." "Buddha" is also used as a title for the first awakened being in an era. In most Buddhist traditions, Siddhartha Gautama is regarded as the Supreme Buddha
Holding my tea, I don't think of the past anymore. I don't think of the future anymore, and there is a real encounter between me and the tea and peace, happiness and joy is possible during the time I drink my tea.
This Korean Bronze Buddha is an extremely rare replica Geumdong Mireuk Bosal Bangasayusang Buddha Statue, or Korean Gilt-Bronze Maitreya Bodhisattva Half-Sitting Thinking Buddha Statue. Commonly referred to as the Contemplative Bodhisattva, or the Gilt-Bronze Seated Maitreya.