Buddha Dordenma

Buddha Dordenma

world's largest bronze Buddha housing over 100,000 mini Buddhas

Location: 

Buddha Dordenma, Thimphu, Bhutan

Duration: 

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Buddha Dordenma: one of the world's largest bronze, gilded Buddhas
  2. Buddhism in Bhutan: official state religion, 2/3 to 3/4 of the Bhutanese
  3. Mini Buddha statues: 100,000 mini Buddhas are inside the statue
  4. Celebration: pilgrimage for thousands of monks in August
  5. Photography: no pictures are allowed inside the temple

Image sources

  1. Worshipping Buddha Dordenma
  2. Buddhist monk sitting at the elephant
  3. Bhutanese monks walking around the statue
  4. Looking down from the Buddha statue
  5. Buddha Dordenma from the side

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