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Jade Buddha for Universal Peace
The famous Buddha statue cut from the famous Polar Pride (18t. pure jade).

The Jade Buddha is now on a worldwide tour and will eventually return to Bendigo, Victoria, Australia.

The Jade Buddha for Universal Peace is the largest Buddha carved from gemstone quality jade in the world. The Jade Buddha is 2.7 metres high and sits on an alabaster throne of 1.4 high. The Jade Buddha itself weighs around 4 tonne and has been valued at $5 million. Its size and beauty make it a wonder of the world. The Buddha inside the Mahabodhi Stupa in Bodh Gaya (India) is the model for the Great Jade Buddha. This Buddha was chosen because it is universally recognised by all Buddhists. read more………

This photograph was taken in Sydney, Australia.

* As of Friday the 18th of September this picture has been submitted into Young Photographer of the Year 2009 under username Tekno.

Many thanks to Doy-lee from Flickr for the use of his brilliant photograph. to visit his flickr page click the following link

(If you wish to use this photo please ask him)

For more info on the Jade Buddha please go to http://www.jadebuddha.org.au/en/

For more photos of some amazing Statues both Hindu and Buddhist please click here.

Or check out our Flickr Photo Site click here

Enjoy and thanks for reading.

Jade Buddha for Universal Peace

May 29, 2010 - Posted by | asian, Australian, Buddha, Buddhism, Buddhist, india, thailand | , , , , , , ,

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