Buddha with red veil

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Mumensi or known as Wooden Gate Temple. This wooden carved Buddha is placed inside the ancient little wooden temple. Its very lady like, plumb face and a swastika sign on his chest. Majority of the Buddhas sculptures in China replaced the robe with chinese cloth and appeared very chinese. Somehow it blend with many other Taoist gods. The red cloth placed on the head is a form of offering by devotees. Different country do it differently. In Thailand they offer orange robe on his lap. Bamiao village, Anyue, Sichaun, China.

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  • Uploaded on April 10, 2013
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    by Jimmy Kang

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