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Sacred Buddhist cave of Pindaya - Shan State - Myanmar

Buddha image in Pindaya - Myanmar

Detail of one of the thousands Buddha images covered with gold in the
underground cave of Pindaya. The Pindaya cave shelter around 8 000 Buddha images
made with various raw material (Teak, alabaster, wood, brick..). At the entry, a panel recalls
to the pilgrims the existence of the 31 Bhumis (world) for the Buddhism philosophy.

Pindaya cave - North of the state Shan - Myanmar (Burma)
(Photograph Ananda Travel Yangon)