Importance of filling a statue

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Importance of filling a statue

Postby Kunzang8 » Tue Jul 16, 2013 3:40 am

Hi

Can anyone please tell me about the importance about having statues filled? I have a friend who has an entire shrine of Tibetan style statues that are not filled. Is this okay? Thanks.

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Re: Importance of filling a statue

Postby Ayu » Tue Jul 16, 2013 8:30 am

All these things in the mundane material world are only symbols.
The importance of these symbols depends on the persons who deals with it. What does a filled or a not filled statue denote for your friend?
"We're fascinated by the words - but where we meet is in the silence behind them."
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

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