Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Borobudur Indonesia

The vast monument of Borodudur, oft visited, oft filmed, Buddhist inspired in 1.17 minutes by slides.
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Devotional or ornamental pieces with a likeness of the face and head of Buddha are very commonplace in our decor.  Did this idea arise from the destruction of the ancient statues?  Many of the figures have been plundered and disfigured and suffered bizarre head hunting but the general grandeur remains to be seen..