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What is the Difference Between a Dharmachakra Mudra Buddha and a Dhyana Mudra Buddha Statue?

What is the Difference Between a Dharmachakra Mudra Buddha and a Dhyana Mudra Buddha Statue?

The life of the Buddha is an utter inspiration. Each and every chapter of his life helps us introspect and inspires us to become a better human being with the passage of each day. The Buddha has depicted all the important aspects of his life through his sermons and various mudras. Some mudras are associated with components of meditation and clarity of thought while others with knowledge, confidence and fearlessness. 

Most of us place Buddha statues in different mudras in our home and garden for inspiration, meditation, positivity and prosperity and blessings of knowledge and fearlessness. Among these Buddhas, the ones in dharmachakra mudra and dhyana mudra are extremely popular and stays in high demand for placement in exclusive homes, bungalows, luxury villas, gardens, resorts, farmhouses, hospitals, as well as in commercial properties with planned architecture. 

Yet, there are people facing dilemma about which type of mudra Buddha statue would be appropriate for their indoor and outdoor. The reason is the fact that most of them are not familiar with the distinction between a dharmachakra mudra Buddha statue and a dhyana mudra Buddha statue. Here, we will try to get familiar with those differences, so that you can ultimately decide which mudra stone statue of Buddha you are required to buy. 

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Criterion Dharmachakra Mudra Buddha Dhyana Mudra Buddha
Origin The mudra was first portrayed by the Buddha at Sarnath to demonstrate the moving Wheel of Dharma. The Buddha uses both of his hands to showcase the continuous movement of the Wheel. The portrayal of this mudra was done by the fourth dhyani Buddha known as Amitābha. It is a Yogic mudra formed by the Buddha right before meditating to get enlightened in the quest for knowledge and spiritual perfection. 
Appearance Generally demonstrated as a sitting Buddha statue demonstrating the moving chakra of dharma with the help of the thumbs and index fingers of both the hands in the shape of a Wheel. The three extended fingers of the left hand are symbolic to the three jewels of Buddhism, which are the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha. Whereas, the three extended fingers of the right hand are the manifestation of the hearers, the realizers and the great vehicle or the Mahayana. Here, the sitting Buddha sculpture would appear in a triangular form manifesting the 3 jewels of Buddhism. These jewels are the Buddha, the Sangha and the Dharma. While demonstrating this mudra, the palms of both the hands are neatly placed upon the lap. The palms remain upwards with the fingers being extended in a normal sense. The eyes of the Buddha do remain partially or fully closed as symbolic to the utter clarity of thought.
Vastu and Feng-Shui Effects The Buddha statue in this mudra helps establishing the link of the physical body with the cosmic energy. The mudra perfectly aligns the body with the chakras. Practicing this mudra at the time of meditation brings internal peace, happiness and harmony by dispelling negative energies and thoughts like tension, stress, depression and anxieties from life. This meditating Buddha statue helps in the transmission of a positive and relaxing aura of self awareness, focus and clarity of thought.
Placement You can place dharmachakra Buddha idol in the east or in the northeast corner of your property to steer the energy of the corner in a positive sense throughout the vicinity. Place this meditating Buddha statue in the meditation/ Yoga room, living room, or in the corner facing East to stimulate the chi of the corner and spread its positive aura across the room.

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Now, as you are aware of the key differences between a dharmachakra Buddha sculpture and a dhyan Buddha sculpture, it is now a lot easier for you to make an assessment about your Buddha statue requirements. Always shop for the hand carved stone Buddha idols. It is important because natural stone is the only material that is free of impurities and deliver maximum Vastu and Feng Shui placement benefits. Explore a gamut of statues out of white marble Buddha statues, black marble Buddha statues, sandstone Buddha statues, and Buddha fountains in two of the above mudras. 

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