The Vitarka Mudra is a gesture that is also referred to as the Teaching Mudra. It is created when the forefinger and thumb touch to form a circle, symbolizing perfection. The gesture represents the transmission of knowledge that Buddha received after achieving enlightenment.
This carved wooden statue is a handmade tribute to this elegant gesture. Each piece is carved by fair trade artisans in the north central region of India. Here, the craftsmen fashion their wares from Indian rosewood and finish them off with non-toxic varnish. Their creations are part of a broader community program that ensures each artist earns a sustainable income. Hand measures about 7.5 inches high, 4 inches wide, and 4 inches deep. Weighs about 0.5 lbs. In addition to making a lovely display, this piece can also be used as a mala stand.
- Buddha hand accent statue
- Made of Indian rosewood
- Can be used as mala stand (mala not included)
- Measures 7.5 x 4 x 4 inches
- Weighs about 0.5 lbs.
- Made by fair trade artists in India
Handcrafted: Artistically created by hand where beauty and imperfections go together wonderfully. Please accept and appreciate minor imperfections and variations which are true characteristic of this craft.
Fair trade product