This Shakyamuni Buddha thangka is mounted on brocade, and it is 34 inches long and 20 inches wide with the brocade. This thangka features the Shakyamuni Buddha, who was born as Siddhartha. He is the founder of Buddhism, who discovered Buddhism when he attempted to find a way to end the suffering of mankind. This thangka was made in Nepal. There is a yellow cloth on the front of the thangka that can be put in the back or in the front. This thangka has 34 small Buddhas around Shakyamuni. The Buddha Shakyamuni is always depicted in an earth-touching gesture- with one hand touching the earth. His left hand is in his lap in the meditation mudra.