Gigantic Buddha at Thimpu!


Atop a hill in Thimphu, the capital and largest city of Bhutan, is a massive, golden Buddha sitting atop a gilded meditation hall. But the monument holds an invisible secret: Unbeknownst to many people viewing the statue, they aren’t actually looking at one Buddha, they’re looking at 125,000 of them. It is known as Buddha Dordenma statue.


A closeup of the smaller statues around the gigantic Buddha, to show the enormous size of the the main statue.

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Have a peaceful day!

Posted for – June photo a day challenge – gigantic

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