Bhumyakramana Mudra Shakyamuni Buddha Statue 15"
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Bhumyakramana Mudra Shakyamuni Buddha Statue 15" Item #5ts52

Materials: Macassar Ebony Wood, Diospyros Celebica

Origin: Hand Carved in Cambodia

Height: 15 inches, 38.1cm

Width: 11.5 inches, 29.21 cm

Depth: 6 inches, 15.24 cm

Weight: 9 pounds

Price: $175

Sale Price: $157



Description

This beautiful Cambodian Buddha statue is carved out Macassar Ebony wood which has a very dramatic striped appearance.


This  peaceful Buddha is depicted in the earth touching gesture, bhumyakramana mudra also known as “calling the earth to witness”. This mudra represents the moment when the Buddha, seated in meditation under the Bodhi Tree on the eve of enlightenment, is challenged by Mara (the Evil One) to prove that he had given alms. At that point the Buddha touched the ground with his right hand, asking the earth to bear witness to his good deeds in previous existences. In response the earth quaked, causing Mara and his hosts to flee. This mudra may also be referred to as maravijaya meaning “victory over Mara.”

This wood sculpture was entirely hand carved by the very talented artists of Cambodia. Every piece is truly unique!

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