Material: Soapstone/Pink stone
Dimension(HWL): 10 x 6 x 2.7 inch
Buddha means “A person who is awake”. He was a prince of the Shakya tribe, privileged with every luxury one can fantasy over, he married and had a son. Lord Buddha was 29 years old when he changed the path of his life, after encountering the harsh reality of life, that no luxury would prevent him from sickness, old age, and death. then he saw a monk walking peacefully on the street with a happy face free of any Dukha or suffering. Then he realized that the path to peace can be achieved only with mental discipline and ethical conduct he left his palace and lavish life in order to attain illumination. which he later attain enlightenment at the age of 35 under a Bodhi tree near Bod Gaya. From that time he is known as “The Buddha”. He spent all his years teaching others about his findings and way to achieve them.
The teaching Buddha, widely known as Dharmachakra Buddha in this mudra. Lord Buddha is seen sitting in the Vajrasana pose. Both handhelds in front of the chest form a circle with index and thumb, which symbolizes the flow of continual wisdom. The right-hand palm faces outward whereas the left face inward. Hands held near the chest denotes that the teaching is given straight from the heart. The remaining fingers of both hands remain extended. The middle extended finger of the right hand represents the listener of the teaching. The ring finger symbolizes the solitary Buddha (who independently achieves liberation), the little finger denotes Mahayana Buddhism. The other three fingers of the left hand denote the treasures of Buddhism fist the Buddha (the enlightened one), The Dharma (teachings), and the Sangha (the spiritual community). His first sermon was about the four noble truths and, which can be achieved with moral ethical thought and conduct, and the eightfold truth.
Lord Buddha’s teaching mudra invites growth and success in life while developing wisdom and spirituality. For people who are seeking academic success, the teaching Buddha statue is the best choice for them to acquire.
Placing: As it represents knowledge and awakening so placing in home, library, and study at Northeast corner of the desired place will be favorable. Buddha used to meditate at the timing of sunrise facing east that’s why while placing make sure to face him to the east.
Care: Because it’s a nonporous stone cleaning is extremely easy, All you need is a fiber cloth or broom, wipe down the surface is enough to get rid of any accumulated dust.