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Buddhas Crossed Legged Position - Lotus Position

Lotus Position - Crossed Legged Position
One of the most popular and common postures where Buddha is shown sitting with crossed legs is double Crossed legged position. It is also known as Double Lotus Position.

Lord Buddha is shown with different poses and postures in Buddhist art and sculptures. There are over hundred Buddha poses that are used to show the postures of Lord Buddha. Poses and postures are also known as mudra and is a symbolic gesture or pose popular in the tradition of Buddhism and Hinduism. These hundred mudras may differ from each other in terms of body position, involvement of body parts or whole body, position of hands and fingers, etc.

One of the most popular seated positions of Lord Buddha is crossed legged position . In various Buddhism traditions like Mahayana and Theravada BuddhismLord Buddha is often shown with his ankles tucked and different hand and fingers position. The seated Crossed legged position is known as Lotus position. This seated position with various hands gesture and posture can also be called Mudra. There are two types of crossed legged position that represented the mudra of Lord Buddha. They are:

  1. Double Lotus Position – Lord Buddha depicted with crossed legs and certain hand posture.
  2. Single Lotus Position – Lord Buddha depicted with one leg resting on the other leg.

Double Crossed Legged Position

One of the most popular and common postures where Buddha is shown sitting with crossed legs is double Crossed legged position. It is also known as Double Lotus Position. In the double legged position, both palms are resting on his knees. This stance of Lord Buddha is also known as meditation Buddha since this particular posture represents meditation and is believed to be used by Lord Buddha when he attained Enlightenment under the Bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya, India. Inner wisdom, clarity of mind and body and stability of emotions are represented by this posture of Lord Buddha.

Double Crossed legged Position

Lord Buddha is also depicted with another important double-crossed legged positionbut with different hand gestures. In this stance, left hand of Lord Buddha is facing upward towards the face and right hand is shown pointing towards the ground. This stance of double crossed legged position is known as Enlightenment Buddha and represents great character and self-discipline.

Different Mudras with Double Lotus Position

Some of the few more common mudras of Lord Buddha with Double Lotus Position are:

  • Protection Buddha
    Depiction of seated Buddha with double lotus position and hand raised and face outwards is known as Protection Buddha. The protection Buddha with his right hands facing outwards usually represents courage shield that provide protection from fear and danger.
  • Meditation Buddha
    One of the most common Buddha mudras is the Buddha in Meditation. This mudra generally signifies concentration and meditation. The Buddha statue with this mudra is usually referred to people who want to improve their meditation skills and those who wish to look for peace through meditation. The Meditation Buddha statues are quite popular for arranging “ serenity room ”. Some of the largest Buddha statues in Japan like Great Kamakura Buddha statues were built in Meditation Buddha mudra.
  • Teaching Buddha
    This Buddha mudra represents understanding, wisdom and is popularly known as Dharmachakra Buddha. In this mudra, both hands are held at the chest level and depict one of the most important moments of Lord Buddha ’s life. This mudra signifies the first sermon to first five disciples including Kaundinya and Assaji.

Burmese Art is of the largest Buddha statues supplier and contains stock of Buddha statues with double crossed legged position and various other postures of Buddha statues. If you are looking for Buddha statues to improve your meditation skill, abandon fear and danger, then you can contact Burmese Art and asked all the detailed information on the Buddha statues.

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