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  Bamboo Buddha

 

Myanmar

Bamboo Buddha is a Buddha image in Nyaung Shwe, in Myanmar's Shan State, which has entirely been woven from bamboo.

 

The ca. 3 meter tall image is seated in lotus position while performing a dhammachakka mudra.

 

  Bamboo Buddha

 

  Bamboo Buddha

 

It was made in 2008 by craftsmen from Namhu, a village on Inle Lake (fig.) and is currently erected in the Nyaung Shwe Cultural Museum (fig.).

See also THAILAND'S NEIGHBOURS & BEYOND.

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