Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, iin bhumisparsa mudra (Khanom Tom style)Artist(s)ThaiObject Creation Date15th century - 16th centuryMedium & SupportbronzeDimensions
16 3/8 in. x 12 15/16 in. ( 41.6 cm x 32.8 cm )Credit LineGift of the Honorable Jack FaxonSubject 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 ClassificationSculptureRights
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