It is a work of fine skill and utmost shraddha (roughly translated to ‘devotion’), a composition as aesthetic as it is functional to the spiritually inclined. The lissome form of the Buddha is clad in a robe of white. The same is coated with a network of deep blue jewels, fashioned from strategically carved bits of resin and interspersed with hints of filigree. Jewels in a multitude of colours line the edge of His robe as well as the rim of His bowl.
The same work of inlay is to be found on the petals of the lotus on which the Lord is seated. Rich tones of red, aquamarine, and cobalt constitute the colour palette of the pedestal alone. The face is an example of iconographic and aesthetic perfection - long earlobes, half-shut eyes, and a head of thick curly hair dyed an acrylic shade of blue.