Seated Buddha: Gal Vihara, Polonnaruwa

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  • samadhi mudra (also know as dhyana mudra): meditation
  • half lotus posture
  • robe on one shoulder
  • halo
  • round face
  • The grain of the the the rock is very distinctive of the Polonnaruwa images

Location: Gal Vihara, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
Medium: granite
Date: 12th century
Dimentions: 15 feet 2.5 inches (4.636 m) tall

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