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 :
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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 (6)

 

Walking Buddha, Sukhothai Style

Walking Buddha, with the gesture of Imparting Fearlessness.
In the style of the Sukhothai period.
From Wat Ratchathani, Sukhothai province.

 

Buddha Subduing Mara, Burmese Style

Sitting Buddha image, with the gesture of Subduing Mara.
Burmese style.
Found at Pagan, present day Myanmar.

 

Buddha Standing, Lopburi Style, Calming the Ocean

Standing Buddha, with the gesture of Calming the Ocean.
In the style of the Lopburi period.
Cast and enlarged from an ancient model.

 

Buddha Subduing Mara, Burmese Style
Sitting Buddha image, with the gesture of Subduing Mara.
Burmese style.
From Rangoon, Myanmar.

 

Standing Buddha, U-thong Style, Stopping the Relatives from Fighting

Standing Buddha image, with the gesture of Forbidding the Relatives from Fighting.
In the style of the U-Thong period.
Cast from a model at Wat Rajathiwat, Bangkok/


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