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Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame

از شرمِ کرده یِ زشتِ مردمی پلید

ناورد تاب بودای بامیان

ایستاده بود، راست، از فراز روزگار

صبرش نماند از نشیب سیه دل مردمان

بگذاشت تلی خاک باقی برایشان

خود رفت تنها به سوی آسمان



سعید آقائی


بودای خُرد

یادگار دره افسانه ای بامیان

سرزمین بودا ها

پاییز یکهزار و سیصد و نود

-ترکیب مجموعه ای از عکس ها-


-a HDR photography-


Buddhas of Bamiyan

The Buddhas of Bamiyan (Persian: بت های باميان‎ – but hay-e bamiyan) were two 6th century, monumental statues of standing buddhas carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamyan valley in the Hazarajat region of central Afghanistan, situated 230 km (140 mi) northwest of Kabul at an altitude of 2,500 meters (8,202 ft). Built in 507 AD, the larger in 554 AD, the statues represented the classic blended style of Gandhara art.

They were dynamited and destroyed in March 2001 by the Taliban, on orders from leader Mullah Mohammed Omar, after the Taliban government declared that they were "idols". International opinion strongly condemned the destruction of the Buddhas, which was viewed as an example of the intolerance of the Taliban. Japan and Switzerland, among others, have pledged support for the rebuilding of the statues.


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Taken on October 6, 2011