Resin statues have two great qualities: a moderate price along with the respect of Buddhists statutory canon.
It represents an excellent alternative to more expensive metal statues while still a beautiful practice support.
The Shakyamuni Buddha is here represented in a sitting position, with his right hand resting on his right leg and his fingers pointing towards the ground. It is the "Mudra Bhumisparsha" which means "touch the ground" or "take earth as witness". The left hand is resting on the knee with the palm facing upwards.
This statue represents an important event in the Buddha's life when he attains Enlightenment uder the Bodhi tree. After the Buddha had overcome the many temptations of Mara and attained Enlightenment, Mara challenged the Victory for a lack of witness. The Buddha then extended his right hand to the earth. The latter began to tremble, witnessing the Ultimate Realization of the Buddha and the demon king disappeared.