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  Wat Chom Si Buddha Garden

 

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Wat Chom Si Buddha Garden is a hilltop Buddhist theme park on Mount Phousi (fig.), in the city center of Luang Prabang.

 

It is part of Wat Chom Si, which is also known as Wat Phou Si (Phu Si), a Buddhist temple (fig.). Besides a variety of Buddha images in different poses, it also displays other characters as well as scenes from Buddhism, such as nagas, Mae Phra Thoranee, and the panjawakkih, shown in this photo.

 

  Wat Chom Si Buddha Garden

 

  Wat Chom Si Buddha Garden

 

The poses of Buddha images visible in this picture are known as pahng nahg prok, pahng hahm samut, and pahng um baat.

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