Buddha Posture - Seated In Chair
The so-called European Buddha pose
The Buddha sits in the so-called European pose. The legs simply hang down (like most of us sit on a chair).
The hand gesture used vary and is described as displaying the attitude of jungle life, as Buddha was waited on by elephants and monkeys in the jungle.
Buddha was waited on by elephants and monkeys in the jungle, seen here at his feet.
Buddhist Flag Meanings
The Dharma Wheel
In Buddhism—according to the Pali Canon, Vinayapitaka, Khandhaka,
Mahavagga, the number of spokes of the Dharmachakra represent
Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo is a Japanese Buddhist
chant based upon the Lotus Sutra. Nichiren Daishonin (Feb 16, 1222 – Oct
13, 1282) a Buddhist monk who lived during the Kamakura period (1185–1333)
in Japan. Nichiren taught devotion to the Lotus Sutra, entitled Myōhō-Renge-Kyō in
Japanese, as the exclusive means to attain enlightenment and the chanting of
Nam-Myōhō-Renge-Kyō as the essential practice of the teaching.
Various schools with diverging interpretations of Nichiren's teachings comprise