10 Statues Of Buddha, The Most Surprising Around The World

Buddha and Buddhism studies have helped to reduce some of the great Buddha statues in the world. These statues are still fascinating humanity because of their sheer size. The following is a list of the most popular statues and the largest Buddha in the world.

1. Ushiku Daibutsu, Japan: Located in Ushiku, Japan this Buddha statue completed in 1995. This is one of the tallest statue measuring over 120 meters. This statue is known as Ushiku Arcadia, which represents Buddha Amitabha.

2. Great Buddha of Kamakura, Japan: Located in the temple, Kamakura, Japan, this temple is famous for its Buddhist statues (diabustu) This statue is of 1252 was more than 13 feet carved in bronze.

3. Giant Buddha in Leshan, China: This shows a statue of Buddha, Bodhisattva (sitting), made from a cliff. This is the largest carved stone Buddha in the world is about 71 meters.

4. Reclining Buddha in Bangkok: This statue of the reclining Buddha is a gilded and over 46 meters in length reminiscent of Buddha's Nirvana. The statue's eyes and legs are decorated with carved mother of pearl, soles of the feet shows 108 auspicious characteristics of the real Buddha.

5. Emerald Buddha, Bangkok, Bangkok is also home to the Wat Phra Kawe (Temple of Emerald Buddha), which is the most famous statue of Buddha in the world. This Buddha statue was made in India, which was then carried out in Sri Lanka, and eventually moved to Buddhist monks in Bangkok.

6th Gal Vihara, Sri Lanka: Located in Polonnaruwa, the Buddha statue built by Parakramabahu. The central attraction of the temple has four large statues of Buddha carved into the face of a rock. Among these gigantic stone figures, a statue of reclining Buddha 14 meters long and a standing figure measures 7 feet high.

7. Buddha, Monywa, Burma: Monywa Buddha was built in 1991, is among the largest reclining statue of Buddha statues in the world. This is a huge figure is 90 meters.

8. Buddha statue in Hussain Sagar, India: The Buddha statue is located in the middle of an artificial lake in the city of Hyderabad is one of India's most famous Buddhist statues. The number of full 17 feet long and weighs 320 tons.

9. Head of Buddha, Thailand: Located in Ayutthaya, Thialand is a most unusual Buddhist statues. Among the ruins of Wat Mahathat (Temple of the Great Relic) is still sandy stone statue of Buddha in which the body goes back centuries, but whose head rests correctly roots and climbing vines and trees.

10th Tian Tan Buddha, Hong Kong: Also known as the Big Buddha, the Tian Tan Buddha located in Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Tian Tan named after a copy of the Temple of Heaven. This statue of Buddha 34 feet high meet on a lotus throne on top of an altar on three levels.


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