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  Wat Yai Suwannaram

 

Thailand

Wat Yai Suwannaram is a Buddhist temple in Phetchaburi which dates back to the Ayutthaya Period.

 

The principal Buddha image in the ubosot is seated in the half lotus position with a maravijaya mudra.

 

  Wat Yai Suwannaram

 

  Wat Yai Suwannaram

 

Located against the wall behind this chief Buddha image is another, smaller statue of the Buddha, also seated in the half lotus position and with a bhumisparsa mudra. Uniquely, the visible foot of this statue has six toes.

 

Buddha images with six digits (fig.) symbolize the Buddha's six senses, i.e. the eyes, ears, nose, tongue, body, and mind.

See also TRAVEL PICTURES (1), (2) and (3).

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  Wat Yai Suwannaram