Sabtu, 10 Desember 2011

Seven Famous Statue of Buddha in the World

7 Famous Statue of Buddha in the World:

7. Borobudur Buddha Statues Buddha Statue in Borobudur is a masterpiece of ancient Indonesian artists. All the Buddha statue here is in a sitting position but with a different hand. From the beginning there are 504 Buddha statues, 300 of them are damaged and 43 missing. Since the rediscovery of this temple, has a lot of dark collector who stole the Buddha head sculpture.

6. Gal Viharaya Located in Sri Lanka, Polonnaruwa is the site of one of the most famous Buddha statues in the world. Stone monastery was built by Parakramabahu the Great in the 12th century AD. In the middle of the monastery there are 4 large Buddha statue. Among the four statues of Buddha is a statue of Buddha lying along the 14 meters and a standing Buddha statue as high as 7 meters.

5. Ushiku Ushiku Daibutsu Daibutsu located in the city of Ushiku, Japan. Completed in 1995, this statue is one of the tallest statues in the world, stand up as high as 120 meters including 10 meters and 10 meters foundations lotus-shaped platform.

4. Temple of the Reclining Buddha is located in Bangkok, Wat Pho is famous for its huge statue of Buddha berbaringnya. This monastery is one of the largest and oldest temple in Bangkok, was built about 200 years after Bangkok became the capital of Thailand.

3. Great Buddha of Kamakura Great Buddha in Kamakura or Japanese Kamakura Daibutsu commonly called, is a monumental bronze statue of Amida Buddha (Buddha Amitabha) in the city of Kamakura, Japan. This statue stands peacefully on the ground Kotokuin which is a Buddhist temple flows the Holy Land, and the Buddha statue has become one of the important icons of tourism and social life in Japanese society.

2. Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok other famous temple is Wat Phra Kaew, the Emerald Buddha Vihara. Inside the monastery there is a statue of the Emerald Buddha, one of the oldest Buddhist statues and the most famous in the world. According to legend, the statue was made in India about 43 BC in the city of Pataliputra and be there for 300 years. In the 4th century AD, the statue was brought to Sri Lanka by Buddhist monks to rescue him from the wars being fought. Then the statue was brought to Thailand and moved to Wat Phra Kaew in 1779.

1. Leshan Giant Buddha Leshan giant Buddha statue is a masterpiece of mankind. This Buddha statue carved in a valley overlooking the sea directly in Sichuan, western China. Began to be made during the Tang Dynasty in 713, the statue has recently been completed in 803 (90 years) and involved the efforts of thousands of artists and sculptors. As one of the world's largest statue, the statue is also mentioned in poems, songs and stories.

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