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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:33 pm 
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sorry wrong statue - this is the right one :twothumbsup:
http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/featured/biggest-buddhas-on-earth/17118?image=24

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:16 am 
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lobster wrote:


Oh yes - that is huge.

It's ironic - most write-ups about this statue mention that the Chinese government condemns the destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas and Afghanistan's buddhist heritage, but here they are, about to ruin a site of even greater significance!

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:30 am 
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pueraeternus wrote:
It's ironic - most write-ups about this statue mention that the Chinese government condemns the destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas and Afghanistan's buddhist heritage, but here they are, about to ruin a site of even greater significance!


Indeed. These new structures cannot replace what would be learned from the older ones...

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:53 pm 
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It is however very awesome and inspiring.

Beautiful karma.


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