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This statue of Shakyamuni Buddha lying down and preparing to pass into nirvana is 73 meters (240 feet) long and 29 meters (95 feet) high. It was built at a cost of more than 20 billion VND (about 862,000 USD). It will be inaugurated this year at Som Rong pagoda in Soc Trang Province, Mekong Delta, Vietnam. This will be the largest reclining Buddha statue in Vietnam when completed. This image represents when Buddha entered nirvana on the full moon day of February in 544 B.C. This is also the beginning of the Buddhist calendar, which is commonly used by more than 376 million Buddhists worldwide.

This photo was published on National Geographic Your Shot – Jul 1, 2020

Transport yourself to the serene landscape of Som Rong Pagoda in Soc Trang Province, Mekong Delta, Vietnam, through the lens of a captivating fine-art print. The photograph beautifully captures the monumental reclining Buddha statue of Shakyamuni, poised at 73 meters in length and 29 meters in height, a testament to the fusion of spiritual devotion and architectural grandeur.

The composition invites viewers to immerse themselves in the intricate details of the statue, each curve and contour skillfully portrayed. The statue’s colossal presence, built at a staggering cost of over 20 billion VND, reflects the dedication and reverence of the community towards their spiritual heritage. The hues of the photograph, ranging from warm earth tones to cool grays, enhance the contemplative atmosphere, allowing the audience to feel the sacred energy emanating from the image.

As the viewer gazes upon the fine-art print, they are transported to the auspicious moment when Buddha entered nirvana on the full moon day of February in 544 B.C. The significance of this event is not merely historical but resonates as the starting point of the Buddhist calendar, a system embraced by over 376 million Buddhists worldwide. The photograph encapsulates the essence of this profound spiritual journey, capturing a timeless moment frozen in visual poetry.

This fine-art print serves as more than a mere decorative piece; it becomes a conduit for spiritual contemplation and cultural appreciation. Whether displayed in a home, office, or gallery, the photograph of the reclining Buddha from Som Rong Pagoda invites individuals to embark on a visual pilgrimage, connecting with the rich tapestry of Vietnam’s religious and historical heritage.

 

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CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY

Every fine art photograph is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity, duly signed by Tran Tuan Viet.