Buddha image in the
position, the most
mudra in Thai Buddhist art.
is a copy of an image from
(fig.). It has a strange combination, in that the
with a maravijaya
Possibly this represents a summary of the entire story of his Enlightenment,
since the position of this mudra refers chronologically to a scene before
Enlightenment, whilst the
protection by Muchalinda happens much later, after the Enlightenment, almost
at the end of the story...