, which was under the domination of the Khmer Empire. The migration of Tai people into the upper Chao Phraya. Modern historians stated that the secession of Sukhothai (once known as Sukhodaya).From the Khmer empire began as early as 1180 during the reign of Pho Khun Sri Naw Namthom. Who was the ruler of Sukhothai and the peripheral city of Si Satchanalai. Now a part of Sukhothai Province. Sukhothai had enjoyed a substantial autonomy until it was reconquered around 1180 by the Mon people. Of Lavo under Khomsabad Khlonlampong. Two friends, Pho Khun Bangklanghao. And Pho Khun Pha Mueang. Revolted against the Khmer Empire.
Before becoming a Thai feudal title, was a Tai. Title for a ruler of a fortified town and its surrounding villages, together called a mueang. In older usage prefixed by pho.
Comparable in sound and meaning to rural English Paw. Bangklanghao ruled Sukhothai as Sri Indraditya. And began the Phra Ruang Dynasty.He expanded his primordial kingdom to the bordering cities. At the end of his reign in 1257, the Sukhothai kingdom covered the entire upper valley of the Chao Phraya River. Then known simply as Menam, "Mother of Waters, " the generic Thai name for rivers. Traditional Thai historians considered the foundation of the Sukhothai kingdom as the beginning of their nation because little was known about the kingdoms prior to Sukhothai. Modern historical studies demonstrate that Thai history began before Sukhothai.
Yet the foundation of Sukhothai is still a celebrated event. Had important contacts with Sri Lanka. Thai monks travelled to Sri Lanka for further religious instruction, and Sri Lankan monks settled in Sukhothai. Sukhothai religious art was thus influenced by Sri Lankan art.The Buddha images of the Sukhothai era gained important disdinguishing characteristics from the images during the Khmer and Mon era. A flame appeared on top of the head of the Buddha. The head is covered with fine curled hair. The face is oval, with high curving eyebrows, a hooked nose, a downward gaze, and overall displays a gentle smiling expression.
The body of the Buddha images displays broad shoulders and a small waist. Overall it can be said that the Buddha Images do not appear human, but display idealistic or superhuman characteristics. During the Sukhothai era, the four postures of the Buddha (sitting, standing, walking, reclining) were created.
Buddha images of the Sukhothai era are subdivided in several groups. The image right below here displays Phra Phuttha Chinnarat image in Phitsanulok.It belongs to the Phra Phuttha Chinnarat group of images. Notice that the face is more rounded with a flame shaped aureole.
The fingers on each hand are of equal lenght. Sitting Buddha images of the Sukhothai period most often display meditation posture, or the gesture of Subduing Mara. Walking Buddhas display the gesture of dispelling fear (Abhaya Mudra), or giving instruction (Vitarka Mudra).
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