This statue made of sandstone depicts the Enlightened one seated on the coils of Mucilinda, the seven-headed king of the Naga (cobra-like snake) It was inspired by an image in the Bayon style dating from XIIth-XIIIth centuries.
Created out of fine sandstone, this teaching Buddha statue depicts a smiling Buddha situated in the teacher pose, also called the vitaka mudra . Mudras indicate the function and nature of that specific deity
This charming little statue has been hand carved in sandstone by one of our artisans, and represents Jayavarman VII, one of the earliest Buddhist kings of the Khmer empire. Here Jayavarman VII is seen in the classic lotus posture of meditation.