Buddha, seated in the ardha padmasana pose, in bhumisparsa mudra (Sukhothai style)Artist(s)ThaiObject Creation Date14th centuryMedium & SupportbronzeDimensions
11 13/16 x 6 3/4 x 3 15/16 in. (30 x 17 x 10 cm);13 x 7 11/16 x 4 3/8 in. (33 x 19.5 x 11 cm)Credit LineGift of John Adams Thierry in memory of Louis Sidney ThierrySubject matter
The Buddha in bhumisparsa mudra (the gesture of touching the earth with his right hand, palm inward), signaling his victory over Mara. In Southeast Asian contexts, this hand gesture is often referred to as Maravijaya mudra, or "victory over Mara."Primary Object ClassificationSculptureCollection AreaAsianRights
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