Any recommendations for how to find local stores that might carry Buddha statues for a shrine?

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Any recommendations for how to find local stores that might carry Buddha statues for a shrine?

Post by philosopher » Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:50 am

I tried searching for "Buddha statue" in Yelp but got a bunch of New Age stores and various Buddhist temples. Online stores would be fine, too, though I'd prefer to look in person. Thank you! :anjali:

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Re: Any recommendations for how to find local stores that might carry Buddha statues for a shrine?

Post by JamesTheGiant » Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:30 am

Are you in the USA?
I find it's the New Age and Hippy stores which sell Buddha statues. Some of them are actually quite nice.
They are those stores which sell lots of incense and tie-dye clothing and ethnic wooden stuff. Hippy Junk, really, although I'm sort of a hippy myself.

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Post by Kim OHara » Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:05 am

:thumbsup:
Here, too.

Where we are, garden suppliers also often sell Buddha statues along with their fountains and hanging baskets.

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Post by Pondera » Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:24 am

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Re: Any recommendations for how to find local stores that might carry Buddha statues for a shrine?

Post by JamesTheGiant » Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:26 am

Kim OHara wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:05 am
:thumbsup:
Here, too.

Where we are, garden suppliers also often sell Buddha statues along with their fountains and hanging baskets.

:namaste:
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Oh, yes! I saw a really nice Buddha head at Bunnings in the garden department. Cheap cast concrete, but it had a really serene expression.

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Re: Any recommendations for how to find local stores that might carry Buddha statues for a shrine?

Post by Wizard in the Forest » Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:06 pm

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Re: Any recommendations for how to find local stores that might carry Buddha statues for a shrine?

Post by philosopher » Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:17 am

Thank you for the recommendations, all. :anjali:

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Re: Any recommendations for how to find local stores that might carry Buddha statues for a shrine?

Post by philosopher » Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:29 am

JamesTheGiant wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:30 am
Are you in the USA?
I find it's the New Age and Hippy stores which sell Buddha statues. Some of them are actually quite nice.
They are those stores which sell lots of incense and tie-dye clothing and ethnic wooden stuff. Hippy Junk, really, although I'm sort of a hippy myself.
Yes, USA. :) I did check out a New Age store today, but they had none. There are not too many in my area.

Re: your hippy comments.. :rofl:

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Re: Any recommendations for how to find local stores that might carry Buddha statues for a shrine?

Post by DNS » Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:35 am

Is price / budget an issue? If so, Ross department stores and dd's discounts have very inexpensive ones. Just look in their home furnishings area; they have some small to medium sized ones, almost always under $20.

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Re: Any recommendations for how to find local stores that might carry Buddha statues for a shrine?

Post by philosopher » Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:14 am

DNS wrote:
Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:35 am
Is price / budget an issue? If so, Ross department stores and dd's discounts have very inexpensive ones. Just look in their home furnishings area; they have some small to medium sized ones, almost always under $20.
Oh, wow - thank you!!! I'd never have guessed. I will check out my local stores. :) :woohoo: :anjali:

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