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Thirty two features

All Buddha statues share 32 features believed to have been physical characteristics from the first Gautama Buddha who was born in approximately 563 BC. These are also known as the ‘Thirty Two Signs of a Great Man’, and include:
• flat feet
• a pointed head
• beautiful golden skin
• long fingers the same length
• long toes all the same length
• a robe draped over one shoulder
• long ear lobes