Samadhi Buddha statue - carved in Granite, Polonnaruwa

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    #1077 - This is one of the 4 Buddha statues carved out of a massive Granite slab at Gal Vihara, Polonnaruwa. It was done during the reign of King Parakramabahu I (1153 to 1186 AD)

    ~suchitra~, Jemsabell, olavbryantsmith, and 3 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. ~suchitra~ 42 months ago | reply

      Wonderful details, Excellent capture!!

    2. Tony Fernando 42 months ago | reply

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    3. artistpraveennair 42 months ago | reply

      hi.... this is good work...... welcome to green world....

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      thank you for this beautiful work.......

    4. Suri JV (on and off) 42 months ago | reply

      Wonderful in detail and rendition, Hafiz!

    5. Ajith/අජිත් 42 months ago | reply

      Well composed image. Everything is fine.

    6. ravi_gogte 42 months ago | reply

      Amazing textures and serene feel.

    7. Jemsabell 42 months ago | reply

      Another stunning sculpture, and you have shown the fine detail so beautifully. Well done!

    8. Glenn R Parker 42 months ago | reply

      Wonderful series Hafiz!

    9. Moses Davies 42 months ago | reply

      Fantastic craftsmanship!
      You have caught the natural appearance of the seams in the granite very well, Hafiz.

    10. txlawildflower 42 months ago | reply

      Wonderful job of capture. I love the design in this stone it make it look like beautiful carved wood.

    11. olavbryantsmith 18 months ago | reply

      Hi. We've started a new magazine called Empirical ( ) and I am happy to say that we've chosen the photograph above for publication in our November issue. Thank you for making it available to us.

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