By following the 'prior series' pointer you'll find the rest of the 'Buddha
Subduing Mara' image this hand is connected to. The gold colouring is in fact gold leaf applied
by Buddhists as a form of merit. Merit is one way to stack the karma chips in your favour. In effect,
you are transferring wealth to Buddha and that's some of the best karma money can buy.
The hand of a large sitting Buddha Sukhothai, Thailand