0 Likes

Reclining Buddha Cave Temple Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dambulla

Dambulla cave temple. It is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains.There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves, which contain statues and paintings. This paintings and statues are related to Lord Buddha and his life. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues, 3 statues of srilankan kings and 4 statues of god and goddess. The latter 4 include two statues of Hindu gods, Vishnu and Ganesh. The murals cover an area of 2,100 m². Depictions in the walls of the caves include Buddha's temptation by demon Mara and Buddha's first sermon.

Copyright: Martin broomfield
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9260x4630
Subida: 22/01/2011
Actualizado: 10/06/2014
Número de vistas:

...


Tags: cave temple; buddha; srilankan kings; wall paintings
comments powered by Disqus

Malinnikov Ruslan
Dambulla cave temple, fifth cave, Sri lanka
Martin Broomfield
Entrance to the Cave Temple Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Martin Broomfield
Cave Temple Dambulla, Sri Lanka
luis davilla
Dambulla Rock Temple. sri lanka
Martin Broomfield
Cave Temple Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Martin Broomfield
Entrance to the Cave Temples at Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Martin Broomfield
Reclining Buddha Cave Temple Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Malinnikov Ruslan
The Golden Temple Buddha in Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Hasantha Lokugamage
Jetwing Vil Uyana
Malinnikov Ruslan
Second Water Garden, Sigiriya
Malinnikov Ruslan
Boulder Garden at Sigiriya Sri Lanka
Malinnikov Ruslan
Near the entrance to the Terrace Garden, Sigiriya
MoUzEs-Maciej J. Lorek
Underground in Walim. Project Riese
Riess FotoDesign
Marsa Shouna 02 - Unterwasser - Rotes Meer
Rahim hamada-www.deja-view.org
Tahrir View 25 11
Arroz Marisco
By the Shore of Laguna Siula
yunzen liu
sichuan The scenery of Daocheng 1
Jiri Vambera
Milovice 4
Riess FotoDesign
Daedalus steg mitte
Riess FotoDesign
Ras El Desha - Unterwasser - Rotes Meer
Giovanni Saini
Brivio (LC) LungoAdda: Tramonto
Bob Masters
Torre Agbar
Dirk von Loën-Wagner
Double Arch - Arches National Park
Jan Dunlop
Bungy Jumping from the Auckland Harbour Bridge
Martin Broomfield
Beach Komodo Island, Indonesia
Martin Broomfield
Stone Town, Zanzibar
Martin Broomfield
Fruit and Vegetable Seller, Market Kedari, South East Sulawesi
Martin Broomfield
Kivukoni Fish Market, Dar es Salaam
Martin Broomfield
Jin De Yuan Temple, Jakarta
Martin Broomfield
Garbage Collectors, Pluit, Jakarta
Martin Broomfield
Mangrove, Mafia Island, Tanzania
Martin Broomfield
Bromo East Java
Martin Broomfield
Galle Fort, Sri Lanka
Martin Broomfield
Alley Sarlat
Martin Broomfield
Wanci-Wanci, Wakatobi Islands, South East Sulewesi
Martin Broomfield
Village Church and wheat fields. Crissay-sur-Manse
More About Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.Text by Steve Smith.