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