Bhumisparsha Mudra – Touching the Earth
The “earth witness” Buddha is one of the most common iconic images of Buddhism. This represents the moment of the Buddha’s enlightenment.
Bhumisparsha means ‘touching the earth’. It symbolizes the Buddha’s enlightenment under the bodhi tree.
Wat Mahathat Temple & Ruins in Ayutthaya, Thailand.
Artists Universe – 28th April 2012


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  • nickycooper
    nickycooperover 2 years ago

    Fern thats outstandingly understated !

  • Sorry Nicky, only just seen your comment on here…thank you!!!!

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  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 2 years ago

    April 28th, 2012
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  • hampshirelady
    hampshireladyover 2 years ago

    A powerful image

  • Thank you!!!

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  • moyo
    moyoover 1 year ago

    i admire your collection of very aesthetic works.

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  • ramanandr
    ramanandrover 1 year ago

    Wow … love the composition

  • Thank you :-)

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  • Karen01
    Karen01about 1 year ago

    Beautiful contrast and textured detail.. great shot!!!

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