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AFGHANISTAN'S Giant Buddhas of Bamiyan

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« on: November 09, 2008, 08:18:36 am »







Another giant statue unearthed



On September 8, 2008 archeologists searching for the fabled 300 meter statue at the site of the
already dynamited Buddhas announced the discovery of a new 19-meter-long (62 ft) "sleeping Buddha",
the pose known to Buddhists as the scene where the Buddha passed into nirvana.

This discovery may have confirmed the Chinese pilgrim Xuanzang's mention of a large Buddha in a sleeping
posture in this area, which were recorded by Xuanzang one thousand four hundred years ago.




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