The five extended fingers in this mudra symbolize the following
5). Meditative Concentration
The image shows the ushnisha (a bump protruding from the top of
his head), symbolizing his superior intelligence, and his brow
has in the center a circular mark like the third eye.
On the reverse side, below Shakyamuni's seat is carved Tibet's
most holy mantra, namely Om Mani Padme Hum. This can be seen in
the accompanying image.
Other Sculptures in this Series:
Spiritual Superman (Virasana Buddha)
The Boon of Fearlessness (Buddha in the Abhaya Mudra)
Buddha in the Earth-Touching Gesture (bhumi-sparsha mudra)
Of Related Interest:
Gautam Buddha in Varada Mudra (Sterling Silver Pendant)
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