Mahabodhi Temple (replica)

Image title: Mahabodhi Temple (replica)

Description of the photo

This photograph shows a replica (pratirūpa) of the Mahabodhi Temple of Patan (पाटन, pāṭan/pāṭana). The Shikhara style temple (मन्दिर, mandir/mandira) is dedicated to Siddhartha Gautama, the historical Buddha which was built by priest Abhaya Raj Vajracharya of Patan. The temple is often called “the temple of thousand Buddhas” because a Buddha image is engraved on every brick of the temple.

Gallery information:

The National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum) houses a variety of sculptures, carvings, statues, paintings and other objects grouped according to the major religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism. This photo is an exhibition from the Buddhist Art Gallery.

Photo details:
Date: 2019-11-29
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/20
Aperture: f/4
ISO: 100
Focal length: 18mm

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Size: 4.64 MB
Resolution: 2000 x 5065
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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