Meditating Hands, Jain Statue, Gwalior | Photo
A photo of the meditating hands of a Jain Statue carved into the rockface at Gwalior, central India.
The Muslim fort at Gwalior had a tolerant ruler in the 15th century who encouraged the carving of huge Jain statues into the rock face leading up to the fort. This carving shows the meditating Tirthankir supported on a lion throne, with hands folded in the classic meditation posture.
A guide to approx sizes
A3: paper size 42x29.7cm, image size 40x28cm
A2: paper size 59.4x42cm, image size 57x40cm
70x50cm paper size, image size 68x48cm