Shakyamuni Buddha Statue depicts Siddhartha Gautama, revered as Shakyamuni Buddha. He attained enlightenment and founded Buddhism around 2,500 years ago.
Shakyamuni Buddha Statue represent the Buddha in seated meditation, commonly referred to as the "earth-touching pose" or lotus position. This posture displays crossed legs with the right hand touching the ground and the left hand resting on the lap. This gesture symbolizes the enlightenment of the Buddha as he declared the earth as his witness to his abnegation.
The Shakyamuni Buddha statue presents a serene, calm expression which embodies the spiritual serenity and wisdom that the Buddha achieved. The statue displays physical characteristics often associated with the Buddha, such as enlarged earlobes, symbolizing his rejection of worldly desires, and an ushnisha, a cranial knob, representing his heightened state of awareness.
- Size: 21.5 cm x 17 cm
- Materials: Copper, Brass
- Origination: Nepal