Lord Buddha is depicted in the gesture of protection also known as abhaya mudra. This is one of the most popular hand gestures of the Buddha which is said to transmit the energy of protection, peace and a sense of strong, deep inner security. This Buddha statue has a beautiful face modeled after the faces of the temple of Ta Som located in Angkor Thom. His robe has beautiful deep red highlights throughout.
This wood sculpture is a one of a kind statue, hand carved by the very talented artists of the beautiful country of Cambodia.