World's Largest Buddha Avalokiteshvara statue made of Immortelle Flowers

18-12-2017

(WorldKings.org) The Buddha Avalokiteshvara Statue was made up of 650,000 immortelle flowers (1,630 kg) by 30 artisans and 600 Buddhists in 36 days (from November 25, 2009 to December 31, 2009). The statue measuring 17 m in height and weighs 3 tons and was inaugurated on December 31, 2009 at Vietnam.

On the occasion of Da Lat Flower Festival 2010 (from January 1st to January 4th), members of Linh Phuoc Pagoda built a Buddha Avalokiteshvara Statue made of immortelle flowers in front of a bell-tower (7 floors) in Linh Phuoc Pagoda.

 

 

Frame of the statue is made of heavy duty steel. The statue measures 17m in height (consist of statue’s sole, body, nimbus). This standing statue on lotus statue with a willow branch on the left hand and a vase on the right hand was made by 30 artisans and 600 Buddhists.

 

 

Artisans and Buddhists used 650,000 immortelle flowers (1,630kg. If we spread all of the flowers on floor, it will measures 200 m2) to made this statue during  36 days.

 

 

The Buddha Avalokiteshvara made of immortelle flowers has been maintained and displayed in Linh Phuoc pagoda since 2010 and has been revered by Buddhists and tourists. The immortelle flowers of the statues have been insteaded of by new immortelle flowers once every two years.

 

Lawyer, Dr. Nguyen Van Vien, Director of Vietnam Intellectual Property Research Institute, Vice Chairman of Central of Vietnam Record Holder Association represented World Records Union confer the World Record Certificate  on   Thich Tam Vi – The abbot of Linh Phuoc Pagoda.

The WorldKings Council recoganized the Buddha Avalokiteshvara made of immortelle flowers as a world record in December 5, 2017 and authorized Vietnam Book of Records to confer the World Record Certificate on Linh Phuoc Pagoda, Da Lat City, Vietnam on December  17, 2017.


Claire Huynh - WORLD RECORDS UNION - WORLDKINGS

 

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