World's Most Unusual Buddha

Thailand’s city of Ayutthaya is the place of one of the world’s most unusual Buddhist statues. Along with the ruins of Wat Mahathat (The Temple of the Great Relic) is the remains of a stonework statue of the Buddha whose body has been vanished to the ages but whose head rests suitably in the climbing roots and vines of a Bodhi (Banyan) tree.

This piece of ancient historic is absolutely too precious to allow it just stay under a tree, hence there is a nominated security personnel sitting nearby to watch us though we were busy taking photos. Just about this famous figure are many other physique of the Ayutthaya period which have survived the destruction of time.

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