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Buddha in bhumisparsa
Title Buddha in bhumisparsa
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name N.A.
Object Type Sculpture
Main Material Bronze
Country India
Provenance Jhewri, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Origin Place Jhewri, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Period / Year of Work Ca11th century CE
Dimensions 36.5x31cm.
Brief Description Attired in an antarvasa with a portion spread on the seat in the form of a fan and an upper garment placed on the left shoulder, the figure of Buddha with a calm facial expression and auspicious lines around the neck is seated in vajraparynkasana on an oblong pedestal. The figure displaying the bhumsparsa mudra is characterized by elongated earlobes, a radiant face with broad forehead, drooping eyes, open smiling lips lit by a benign smile and spiral curls, arrayed almost schematically, that cover the head and ushnisha.