The Offering of the Six Devas

At the base of the  Tian Tan Big Buddha at Lantau, Hong Kong there are Six Devas.CIMG7033

Surrounding this Buddha are six smaller bronze statues known as “The Offering of the Six Devas” that are posed offering flowers, incense, lamp, ointment, fruit, and music to the Buddha. These symbolise the Six Perfections of generosity, morality, patience, zeal, meditation, and wisdom, all of which are necessary for enlightenment.