Wood Mandalay Earth Witness Buddha Statue 29"

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Statue Details
Materials: Wood with Mosaic and Glass Inlay, origin Thailand
Total Height Including Base: 29 inches
Base Width & Depth: 23 x 16 inches
Weight: 44 pounds
  • Mandalay style Buddha  has a broad band across the forehead with impressive colored glass inlay
  • This style is a more naturalistic mode of portraying the Buddha with elongated ear lobes and hands
  •  He wears an ornately pleated and folded robe
  • The hair hugs the head in tight curls and covers a broad prominent ushnisha, the protuberance on top of his head symbolizing his awakened consciousness
  • The Buddha sits in the padmasana or full lotus position with both his feet facing upwards
  • He is in the bhumisparsha or earth witness gesture with his right hand extended towards the ground
  • Represents the Buddha invoking the mother earth to witness his Awakening and defeating the dark entity Mara who put the Buddha through many trials
  • Earth witness hand position is sometimes referred to as calling the earth to witness or the conquering Mara mudra
  • His left hand resting in his lap in the dhyana mudra of meditation
  • The colored and mirrored glass work is a distinctive feature of this Buddha
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20+ Years in Service
Handmade & Ethical