Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Guru Padmasambhava, Samdruptse

The main tourist attractiion in Samdruptse is tall statue of Guru Padmasambhava, also known as Guru Rimpoche. 



This wide gigantic 45m high statue of Guru Padmasambhava over the forested Samdruptse ridge and is visible for miles around.



Painted in shimmering copper, pink and bronze, the statue of the hallowed Buddhist leader sits atop a giant lotus plinth. 



Within the complex, there are some splendid art and crafts objects such as statues, several paintings, and other artefacts. 



The walls of the complex are adorned by attractive sculptures and paintings. 

13 comments:

Jeevan said...

Excellent capture on the statue and the detail on the platform!

rupam sarma said...

Amazing. Awesome pics.

dhiru guri said...

Nicely painted sculpture.

Al said...

What an extraordinary statue, and great shots of it.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Wow, that is a huge statue. Here in Tulsa we have a large statue of Buddha not near as tall. http://yogisden.us/?p=10621

Lady Fi said...

Wow - what a fabulous statue!

Thomas Lee said...

stunning statue

NatureFootstep said...

45m tall? You need to go back a long way to actually see it.

Vineeta Yashswi said...

Beautiful pictures...

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

That's quite an imposing statue!

Klara S said...

Wonderful statue and pics.

Alexa T said...

Impressive. A fantastic statue and so interesting complex adorned by attractive sculputres and paintings! A very good day and week!

Anuradha Premkumar said...

lovely..