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A Stunning, Handcarved Resin Dhyana Buddha In The Lotus Position: 28cm

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  • This unique Thai Style Buddha is Cast in resin and then hand painted, and show an incredible level of artistic detail.

    When depicting Buddha, the positioning of the hands (Mudra) is very important and different mudra represent different things. Buddha is shown here in the Dhyana mudra ('the murda of meditation') with both hands flat in his lap. The position (Asana) for seated Buddhas is often this full lotus position with the feet resting on the thigh of the other leg and the soles facing upwards. This meditative asana is also known as Dhyana Asana or sometimes Padmasana.

    Approx: 30cm high
    Colours vary

  • When depicting Buddha, the positioning of the hands (Mudra) is very important and different mudra represent different things.

    Here, Buddha is shown in the Dhyana or Yoga Mudra, the gesture used when meditating.

    The sitting position (Asana) for this Buddha is the full lotus position with each foot resting on the thigh of the other leg with the soles facing upwards.

    This meditative asana is known as Dhyana Asana or Padmasana.

    Buddhism is the story of one man's spiritual journey to enlightenment and of the teachings and ways of living that developed from it.

    Buddha was born as prince Siddhartha Guatama and was led from the pain of suffering and rebirth towards the path of enlightenment to become known as the Buddha or 'awakened one'

    A Truly thoughtful gift