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28-Oct-2019

Bouddha Maitreya.

Darjeeling - West Bengal.

Un bouddha « du futur » trône à l’intérieur du Yiga Chöling (voir image précédente). Il mesure 5 mètres de hauteur. Sur l’autel, tout autour de lui, les statuettes représentent des Lamas célèbres, des bodhisattvas… Son visage est entouré d’une sorte de col très rococo avec des statuettes naives et des feuilles en plastique de toutes les couleurs.
Entre ses doigts , et empilées en tas devant lui des rubans de soie offerts par les fidèles.
C’est un autel typique des temples bouddhistes dans l’Himalaya.

The Buddha of the future (« Maitreya ») sits inside the Yiga Chöling (see previous image). It is 5 meters high. On the altar, all around him, the statuettes depict famous Lamas, bodhisattvas… His face is surrounded by a kind of very rococo collar with naive statuettes and plastic sheets of all colors.
Between his fingers , and stacked in heaps in front of him silk ribbons offered by the faithfuls.
This is a typical altar of buddhist temples all over Himalayas.


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Canon EOS 5D Mark III
1/125s f/6.3 at 50.0mm iso5000 full exif

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Zoltán Balogh21-Apr-2020 05:34
Awesome photograph! V
Fabienne14-Apr-2020 19:15
Cette représentation de bouddha est superbe.
KAI-WING LEUNG13-Apr-2020 08:29
Fantastic image of the buddha! V
Gill Kopy13-Apr-2020 02:52
It would be cool to have some interpret all the details here - quite amazing V
Neil Marcus13-Apr-2020 01:33
An impressive sculpture. I'm surprised about the blue eyes.
larose forest photos13-Apr-2020 01:25
So elaborate and ornate and colourful. Striking shot. V
Jeff Real13-Apr-2020 01:08
This is a stunning work, my friend!
V
Nirvan Hope12-Apr-2020 23:21
A wonderful example of a Buddhist altar and statue.
Raymond Ma12-Apr-2020 23:19
Amazing details and colors. Quite the scene. V
globalgadabout12-Apr-2020 23:00
the Buddha looks very focused amid such busy surrounds...the backdrop is fabulous..
Helen Betts12-Apr-2020 22:27
Very impressive Buddha, and such a colorful capture! Definitely must be something to see in person. V.
Nick Paoni12-Apr-2020 21:46
The colors are amazing and really pop due to the terrific clarity of the shot. It must be so amazing in person.
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