Wood Mandalay Earth Witness Buddha Statue 29"

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Statue Details
Materials: Wood with Mosaic and Glass Inlay, made in Northern 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 touching gesture with his right hand extended towards the ground
  • With this earth witness hand position he calls the earth goddess to affirm that he is entitled to attain enlightenment as he triumphs over the dark force of Mara, the destroyer
  • 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