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Title
Standing Gotama Buddha statue
Creator
de Silva, Preethi
Date Created and/or Issued
1999
Publication Information
Claremont Colleges Library
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Ancient Cultural Sites and Royal Residences
Rights Information
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Description
One of four Statues of the Gotama Buddha and his three predecessors now moved to a new image house on the grounds of the Ruvanvälisǟya. The right shoulder is bare, the right hand in asisa mudrā-- the blessing attitude, which is a variation of the abhaya mudrā, with the right hand facing inward to the left side rather than outward. Left hand holds robe at shoulder. The robe has finely carved pleats.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00339.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/449
Subject
Statues
Time Period
Circa 8th century CE
Place
Mahāvihāra (The "great" monastery): Ruvanvälisǟya Dāgäbe (Mahāthūpa)
Anurādhapura
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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