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Bodhi Tataung Laykyun Sekkya Standing Buddha.

By Vikasacharya
Bodhi Tataung Laykyun Sekkya standing Buddha.

Bodhi Tataung Laykyun Sekkya standing Buddha statue, Monywa, Sagaing, Myanmar (Burma), Southeast Asia. The Bodhi Tataung Laykyun Sekkya standing Buddha statue; at 116 metres, it is the second tallest statue in the world (and second tallest Buddha). It is located at the back of a large religious site with bodhi trees, gardens containing hundreds of sitting Buddhas, and a huge reclining Buddha lying in front of the Laykyun Sekkya.The interior of the main structure features depictions of Buddhist teachings, including some alarming images of depravity and the punishment of evil-doers, plus some propaganda photos of the generals who were in power when it was completed in 2008. You can climb several floors - although the interior is not yet completed to the top.

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