Buddha was a philosopher, medicant, meditator, spiritual teacher and religious leader. He is revered as the founder of the world religion of Buddhism and worshipped by most Buddhist School as the Enlightened one who has transcended Karma and escaped the cycle of birth and rebirth. He taught for 45 years and built a large following both monastic and lay. His teaching is based on his insight into dukha (suffering) and the end of dukkha- the state called Nirvana. The statue of Buddha in this listing is sitting in Vitarka Mudra, It is performed by joining the tips of the thumb and the index finger together while keeping the other fingers straight which is lust like Abhaya Mudra and Varada Mudra. Thr Vitarka Mudra is used with Buddhist iconography to symbolize the transmission of the Dharma, or the truth teachings of the Buddha. In this Mudra, the thumb and index fingeres touch, creating a circle that symbolizes an uninterrupted flow of wisdom. The other three fingers pointing up towards the heavens with the plam facing outward. This is held at around chest level. This mudra can invite receiving and discussing teachings for growth and awakening into your life. Rooms such as a library, study and or the Gen/knowledge area of the house wouls benefit from imagery of this mudra.