Thai Buddha Images : Gestures and Postures of the Buddha. Buddha images of different historic periods in Thailand.

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Characteristics and Postures of the Buddha
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Hand Gestures :
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Dhyana Mudra
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Abhaya Mudra
Vitarka Mudra
Varada Mudra

Historical Periods :
Dvaravati
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Introduction to Buddhism in Thailand

The 10 Jatakas (lives of the Buddha) as depicted in Thai mural Temple paintings

 

Buddha Images in the Cloister at Wat Benchamabophit, Bangkok (4)

 

Buddha Subduing Mara, Chiang Saen Style
Sitting Buddha image, with the gesture of Subduing Mara.
In the style of the Chiang Saen period.
Found at Wat Luang, Phayao province.

 

Buddha Standing Calming the Oceans, Ayutthaya Style
Standing Buddha image with the gesture of Calming the Ocean.
In the style of the Ayutthaya period.
Found in Phetchaburi province.

 

Buddha Subduing Mara, U-Thong Style

Sitting Buddha image, with the gesture of Subduing Mara.
In the style of the U-Thong period.
Found at Wat Mahathat, Muang San, Chainat province.

 

Standing Buddha, Ayutthaya Style, Calming the Oceans
Standing Buddha image, with the gesture of Calming the Ocean.
In the style of the Ayutthaya period.
Found in Phetchaburi province.

 

Buddha Subduing Mara, Chiang Saen Style

Sitting Buddha image, with the gesture of Subduing Mara.
In the style of the Chiang Saen period.
Found in Chiang Mai province.


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