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How to Use Buddha Statues for Contemporary Home Decor

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If your home interior design epitomizes peace, harmony, and tranquility, the pleasant ambiance can deliver calmness to your mind and heart alike.

And Buddha statues are one of the figures that can help you achieve composure, making your home a haven to experience a peaceful state of mind. Top online stores, such as https://www.lotussculpture.com/buddha-statues.html, feature a massive selection of handcrafted Buddha sculptures, which can indeed become the focal point of your living space.

Here’s how you can use your choice of Buddha statues for your contemporary home décor.

Keep It Bold and Chic

If you are into minimal and contemporary style, you can go for Buddha sculptures with larger dimensions. You may look for pieces that have clean lines and shiny surfaces for a modern aesthetic appeal.

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Leading online retailers feature statues made from bronze and brass, in massive sizes, some even in the ranges of 100″ and 80”. Look for such options, as they can create magic, elevating the chic look of your home interiors.

Consider Adding a Buddha Statue as a Classic Element

Having a few classic showpieces as part of your home décor can beautifully enhance the contemporary appeal that you wish to achieve. And a classical-looking marble Buddha statue is the best way to amalgamate modern with classic.

Reputed websites offer colored marble Buddha sculptures hand-carved by artisans from Asian countries. Look for colors, such as white and grey, which can naturally add warmth to your home interiors.

 

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Choose A Fine Location to Keep the Buddha Statue

While you can have an Asian-style entryway or a modern hallway featuring dramatic Buddha sculptures, experts suggest never placing them directly on the ground. So, you may look for pieces that you can keep on a pedestal, which can offer a minimalistic look, the base for any contemporary home décor.

Leading online outlets feature Buddha statues, starting from dimensions as small as 4 inches. See if you can find sculptures in small sizes, which can easily fit in your living space at your desired location while you place them on a raised platform.

Find the Best Suitable Material

Typically, the compass directions east and west associate with wood and metal, respectively. And it is materials like these that can truly bring out the modern look in any living space.

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Specialists ensure that their fine selection of Buddha sculptures is available in materials, such as brass, bronze, wood, stone, and marble. Considering the rest of your home décor elements, check if you can find options that complement the contemporary aspect.

Pick the Right Buddha Statue Style

When you incorporate home décor elements from Asian countries, they can drastically elevate the chic aesthetic appeal of your living space.

Renowned professionals select unique Buddha statues directly from the local artisans famous in these parts of the world. Look for options, such as Thai, Tibetan, and Indian Buddha sculptures. They can seamlessly break through your western style home décor and offer a great twist to your contemporary interior design.

Create a Zen Garden

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If you own a property with a lush garden, having a Meditating Buddha statue can add a peaceful Zen element to your green stretch. You may place it atop a waterfall with plants all around, the perfect spot for daily meditation. 

Top consultants provide elegant Buddha statues that you can place in your garden for the contemporary appeal to flow from your outdoor settings into your home interiors. Confirm if they carve custom garden sculptures to your specifications in terms of size and material.

Consult A Reputed Expert

If you have chic home décor and wish to step it up to new levels with your artsy vibes, find an online retailer and discuss your options to purchase high-quality Buddha statues. While you will have a modern home, the sculpture will add a distinct character to your home that can indeed help you find your inner peace.

 

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Africa Games Armwrestling: Golden Arms to grab Golden Gold for Ghana, receives boost from NHIS, HD+, KOFATA and others.

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The National Armwrestling team, Golden Arms has set an ambitious target of securing a third of Ghana’s total medal haul at the forthcoming Africa Games scheduled for March 08 to 23,2024.

Coming into the Games for the first time, the Golden Arms are poised and ready to make history again in order to add up to Ghana’s medal haul towards its host and win agenda.

Mr. Charles Osei Asibey, President of the Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF) said the team being  in camp since February is unprecedented in their preparation for any major championship thus super ready to deliver at the continental stage on promise.

“We are ready to give the rest of Africa a tough competition as always. We have medals targets for Ghana, my hardworking team has had enough preparations and I am convinced they will show up to put up a good show.”

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Currently in camp at Legon, the Golden Arms have received major boost from the Armwrestling board, development partners National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) through their sports is good health agenda spearheaded by CEO Dr. Oko Boye, SES HD Plus through the Kids Armwrestling future champions program, Kofata Motors, the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) through the federations support, Minister and Ministry of Youth & Sports who ensured Armwrestling is well placed, the Local Organizing Committee and friends, all to get the team thrive at the 13th Africa Games in Accra. The various support directed towards training equipment, medics, team preparation, kitting and other logistical needs.

Mr. Osei Asibey urged Ghanaians to rally behind the team as they go in to conquer the rest of Africa on March 15 and  16, 2024 at the Cedi Hall, University of Ghana.

The Ghana National Armwrestling Team, the Golden Arms having dominated the continent for the past yeare, will hunt for Gold and bring Ghana that glory it deserves.

Source www.ghanaarmwrestling.org

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Holy Child alumni illuminate the path forward amidst national school power crisis

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In recent times, the narrative of power challenges in Ghanaian schools has escalated, with numerous public institutions such as Mfantsipim School, Accra Academy, and Mondo Senior High Technical School among others facing abrupt electricity disconnections. 

This persistent issue highlights the dire need for sustainable solutions in powering educational facilities, crucial for maintaining the quality of education.

Stepping into the spotlight with a pioneering initiative, the 1999 alumni of Holy Child School have set a remarkable precedent.

 In a bid to combat these electricity woes, these visionary women have successfully funded the transition of their alma mater to 75% solar energy. This initiative not only addresses the immediate problem of power outages and financial strains on the school’s budget but also serves as a beacon of climate-positive action with the potential for carbon credit benefits.

Founded in 1946 by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, Holy Child School has long stood as a bastion of educational excellence and societal impact in Ghana. Its alumni include distinguished personalities such as Ghana’s Ambassador to France, Anna Bossman; Goldman Sachs Vice President, Sabina Dankwah; and University of Ghana’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nana Aba Amfo, to name a few.

The Solar Project

This solar project, a gift from the 1999 alumni commemorating their 25th anniversary and coinciding with the school’s 78th speech and prize-giving day, symbolizes a profound act of giving back and forward.

 In an exclusive interview with the Business and Financial Times, engineer Ing. Mrs. Sheila Enyonam Akyea, president of the year group, shared:  “This project builds on the foundation laid by our predecessors. We’re thrilled to extend their initial contribution, ensuring every corner of our school benefits. It’s our way of ensuring current and future students receive the same level of empowerment and opportunity we had.”

Project’s Committee Chair Ing. Mrs. Teresa Kyei-Mensah, mentioned the substantial investment the solar installation demands, emphasizing ongoing fundraising efforts.

she said: “Once completed, the initiative promises significant savings for the school and, by extension, the Ghana Education Service, redirecting funds towards essential educational resources,” she added.

Solar power, increasingly recognized for its affordability and environmental benefits, stands as a viable solution for Ghana’s educational sector and its broader climate goals. With abundant sunshine year-round, Ghana is ideally positioned to harness solar energy, reducing the financial burden on public resources while contributing to global carbon reduction efforts.

The project was completed in January 2024 after a 1-month testing phase. The year group eagerly anticipate the handover ceremony at the 78th Speech and Prize-Giving Day of Holy Child School in Cape Coast on Saturday, 9th March 2024 marking a significant milestone in their commitment to sustainable development and quality education in Ghana. 

This initiative not only lights the way for other schools grappling with similar challenges but also underscores the powerful impact of alumni engagement in shaping a brighter future for the next generation.