Calling the Earth to Witness / Earth Touching Buddha
Earth Touching Buddha is known as Calling The Earth to Witness, and it is the definition of the moment of enlightenment.
Buddha statues are representative of the teachings and travels of Buddha.
The hand gestures of the Buddha are called mudras; indicate teaching, meditation, enlightenment, and wisdom.
This statue is Calling the Earth to Witness
The Buddha wears an unadorned monk's robe, folded across the left shoulder. His right hand extends to the ground in the earth-touching gesture (bhumisparsha mudra), signifying the Buddha calling on the earth to witness his attainment of enlightenment. His legs are crossed, with only the sole of the right foot visible.