The Mandalayboeddha is generally seen as the Burmese interpretation of the Buddha. The Buddha statues usually have a youthful and sweet face. The forehead has a nice wide belt decorated. The head is covered with small curls hair and is at the top tied to the so-called ushnisha. The lotus is usually missing when Buddha statues from the Mandalay period. The Buddha is wearing a long royal (Uttarasanga). This is nicely decorated with colored pieces of glass and equipped with many folds and curled edges. The arms and chest are covered with pictures. The point both arms straight down and hold the ends of the garment. The left shoulder is covered with a beautifully decorated Sanghati. Sometimes the Buddha holds a medicinal myrobalan fruit in his right hand. This kind of Buddhas are found in all temples of sitting or standing. Often they are made of wood and covered with gold leaf. The size of the Buddha is 44 inch high and 19 inch wide.
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