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All giant Buddha statues look stupendous when you're down at their feet and looking up but here's a view from behind Buddha's shoulder. Sort of trying to see the world from his perspective. The world wasn't that bright and happy that day I must say.

This giant golden Buddha is sitting outside the entrance to a 340m-high rock temple known as the Cave Temple. The caves’ history dates back to the 1st century BC, when King Walagamba, defeated at Anuradhapura, took refuge in one for 14 years. When he regained the throne, he turned five of the caves into shrines.

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  • Copyright: Marina Sh (marina7) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 644 W: 48 N: 1223] (8053)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-02-12
  • Categories: Nature, Artwork
  • Exposure: f/4, 1/100 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
  • Date Submitted: 2013-04-26 9:55
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