...I want to believe that this is symbolical, because for me is a little weird to imagine someone with such aspect, with a shell in the penis lol haha or with a long tongue
There are 32 major marks and and 80 secondary marks and you get stuck on the sheathed (not shell), or retracted, penis and have a hard time coming to terms wiuth the idea that the Buddha had a long tongue??? This betrays a lot!
The 32 major characteristics are:
Thousand-spoked wheel sign on feet.
Long, slender fingers.
Pliant hands and feet.
Toes and fingers finely webbed.
Thighs like a royal stag.
Hands reaching below the knees.
Well-retracted male organ.
Height and stretch of arms equal.
Every hair-root dark colored.
Body hair graceful and curly.
Ten-foot aura around him.
Soft, smooth skin.
Soles, palms, shoulders, and crown of head well-rounded.
Area below armpits well-filled.
Body erect and upright.
Full, round shoulders.
Teeth white, even, and close.
Four canine teeth pure white.
Jaw like a lion.
Saliva that improves the taste of all food.
Tongue long and broad.
Voice deep and resonant.
Eyes deep blue.
Eyelashes like a royal bull.
White ūrṇā curl that emits light between eyebrows.
Fleshy protuberance on the crown of the head.
The eighty minor characteristics are:
He has beautiful fingers and toes.
He has well-proportioned fingers and toes.
He has tube-shaped fingers and toes.
His fingernails and toenails have a rosy tint.
His fingernails and toenails are slightly upturned at the tip.
His fingernails and toenails are smooth and rounded without ridges.
His ankles and wrists are rounded and undented.
His feet are of equal length.
He has a beautiful gait, like that of a king-elephant.
He has a stately gait, like that of a king-lion.
He has a beautiful gait, like that of a swan.
He has a majestic gait, like that of a royal ox.
His right foot leads when walking.
His knees have no protruding kneecaps.
He has the demeanor of a great man.
His navel is without blemish.
He has a deep-shaped abdomen.
He has clockwise marks on the abdomen.
His thighs are rounded like banana sheaves.
His two arms are shaped like an elephant's trunk.
His skin is thick or thin as it should be.
His skin is unwrinkled.
His body is spotless and without lumps.
His body is unblemished above and below.
His body is absolutely free of impurities.
He has no right elbow.
He has a protruding nose.
His nose is well proportioned.
His upper and lower lips are equal in size and have a rosy tint.
His teeth are unblemished and with no plaque.
His teeth are long like polished conches.
His teeth are smooth and without ridges.
His five sense-organs are unblemished.
His four canine teeth are crystal and rounded.
His face is long and beautiful.
His cheeks are radiant.
The lines on his palms are deep.
The lines on his palms are long.
The lines on his palms are straight.
The lines on his palms have a rosy tint.
His body emanates a halo of light extending around him for two meters.
His cheek cavities are fully rounded and smooth.
His eyelids are well proportioned.
The five nerves of his eyes are unblemished.
The tips of his bodily hair are neither curved nor bent.
He has a rounded tongue.
His tongue is soft and has a rosy-tint.
His ears are long like lotus petals.
His earholes are beautifully rounded.
His sinews and tendons don't stick out.
His sinews and tendons are deeply embedded in the flesh.
His topknot is like a crown.
His forehead is well-proportioned in length and breadth.
His forehead is rounded and beautiful.
His eyebrows are arched like a bow.
The hair of his eyebrows is fine.
The hair of his eyebrows lies flat.
He has large brows.
His brows reach the outward corner of his eyes.
His skin is fine throughout his body.
His whole body has abundant signs of good fortune.
His body is always radiant.
His body is always refreshed like a lotus flower.
His body is exquisitely sensitive to touch.
His body has the scent of sandalwood.
His body hair is consistent in length.
He has fine bodily hair.
His breath is always fine.
His mouth always has a beautiful smile.
His mouth has the scent of a lotus flower.
His hair has the colour of a dark shadow.
His hair is strongly scented.
His hair has the scent of a white lotus.
He has curled hair.
His hair does not turn grey.
He has fine hair.
His hair is untangled.
His hair has long curls.
He has a topknot as if crowned with a flower garland.
Josef wrote:The 32 marks are a byproduct of monasticism in my opinion.
They are completely irrelevant.
What are you talking about??? What does the presence of the usnisha (for example) have to do with monasticism?