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Which is the largest Buddha statue in China?


The largest Buddha statue in China is the Dao Ledu Moun […]

The largest Buddha statue in China is the Dao Ledu Mountain Buddha.

The Leshan Giant Buddha is the world’s largest stone-carved Buddha statue. It is located in Lingyun Mountain, Sichuan Province. It is a famous scenic spotChina mini Buddha Statues factory. Temples flourished and Buddhism flourished in the Sui and Tang Dynasties. The Leshan Giant Buddha was excavated in 713 AD in the early reign of Emperor Xuanzong of the Tang Dynasty.

At that time, the three rivers converged here. The water flowed straight to the foot of Lingyun Mountain and became unstoppable. In the flood season, the water force became stronger, often causing passing ships to hit the wall and shatter the famous monk of Lingyun Temple. Seeing this, he was very disturbed. He wanted to use divine power to kill the flood, so he initiated the idea of ​​building a Buddha. At that time, the manpower, material and financial resources raised were far reaching the Jianghuai River Basin. It took 90 years to succeed. The Buddha is 71 meters high, 14.7 meters high, 1021 hair buns, 6.72 meters long ears, 5.33 meters long nose and 3.3 meters long eyes Meters, the shoulder width is 24 meters, the middle finger of the hand is 8.3 meters long, the instep is 9 meters wide, and the length is 11 meters. It can sit more than 100 people. "Buddha is a mountain,  Mountain is a Buddha".


This Leshan Giant Buddha is not only huge in size, but also has superb carving techniques, well-proportioned structure and appropriate proportions. The head and body of the Buddha also have a hidden drainage system to avoid water erosion and weaken weathering. The Leshan Giant Buddha is really amazing. When visitors admire it, they all express their admiration and admiration for the great courage and high wisdom shown by the ancient Chinese sculptors in designing and shaping this Buddha statue.

Leshan Giant Buddha is located in the east of Leshan County, Sichuan Province, on Lingyun Mountain where the Minjiang River, Qingyi River and Dadu River converge.

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