Top 20 World Buddhist Records - P9.Leshan Giant Buddha.


( Buddhism is a religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha, commonly known as the Buddha ("the awakened one"). Buddhists number between an estimated 488 million and 535 million, making it one of the world's major religions. After collecting documents and information from many different sources WorldKings officially proclaim Top 20 World Buddhist Records.

Leshan Giant Buddha, also named “Lingyun Giant Buddha” is the tallest Buddha stone statue in the world. The Buddha is located to the east of Leshan City, Sichuan Province, China. The Mount Emei Scenic area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic area has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 6th December 1996.





At 71 metres tall, the statue depics a seated Maitreya Buddha with his hands resting on his knees. The body of the Buddha statue is 59.98 metres tall, the head is 14.7 metres tall, 10 metres wide, the eyes are 3.3 metres wide, the nose is 5.6 metres long, the mouth is 3.3 metres wide, the ears are 7 metres long, the neck is 3 metres tall, the shoulders are 28 metres wide, the feet are 10.3 metres long and 9 mtres wide.



There are 1021 buns on the top the head of the statue and the smallest toenail is large enough to easily accommodate a seated person. There are also 2 Dharmapala statue stand beside the Giant Buddha, each statue is 16 metres tall and 6 metres wide.




Deluna Nguyen (Collect) - WCSA - World Top Academy ( Source of photo : Internet)