Wooden Sitting Monk – WSM00014
Burma, wooden kneeling buddhist monk in 19th century (1948) with gold leaf and lacquer. The monk is in a kneeling position with his hands together in the way gesture ( namaskara mudra ). Namaskara mudra gestrue have a spiritual benefits with the meaning of Increase in humility and reduction of ego or enhancement in the spiritual emotion of surrender and gratitude or gaining the Sattva component and faster spiritual progress. Commonly the monk sitting either on either side of the Buddha or the Buddha between two monks.