17 Biggest Buddhas on Earth

The website Environmental Graffiti is one of my favorite sites on the Web.  There’s always something interesting, fascinating, or amazing to see about our amazing, beautiful world.  Highly recommended. This particular article has a Buddhist focus, but this website is for everyone who loves life.

17 Biggest Buddhas on Earth.

Leshan Giant Buddha

Image: David Schroeter

“Bigger, better, heavier – that seems to be the motto of Asia’s amazing Buddha statues. Our list features actual statues as well as destroyed and planned ones but all have to be taller than 50 m (165 ft). Where does that leave the most famous and sadly destroyed ones, the Buddhas of Bamyan? At 180 ft, they are some of the shortest! Read on to discover which one tops the list. A hint: it’s a good 500 ft!”

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"I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them." Spinoza

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