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Sakyamuni ['Sage of the Sakya tribe'] is the title given to the historical Buddha. He was born Siddhartha Guatama in modern Nepal, and probably lived between 563 and 483BC.

Here we focus on the various typical characteristics of Sakyamuni Buddha - hair style, the 'urna' ('third eye'), ears, hand gestures (mudra), lotus flower base.

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