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Reclining Buddha (Wednesday Photo)

Michael Babcock, May 26th, 2010

Reclining Buddha in Udon Thani

Reclining Buddha

Reclining buddha

There are many different kinds of Buddha statues in Thailand. One that you see frequently is the reclining Buddha. It represents the Buddha as he reclines and gives his final talk before he left his body. The images remind us that no matter what our position, standing, sitting, walking or lying down, we can remain mindful and present to the truth of the way things are.

Kasma took this picture on her recent trip to North East Thailand in Udon Thani province at Wat Phra Phuttabaht Bua Bok.


The Wednesday Photo is a new picture each week highlighting something of interest in Thailand. Click on the picture to see a larger version.

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