Another Bo Tree
Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 1:56PM
[chuck] in Dharma, Ficus religious, Shwedagon Pagoda

This large Ficus religiosa is growing in one of the side pavilions of the Shwedagon Pagoda (see Sunday at Shwedagon) in Yangon, Myanmar. The tree was reportedly started from a cutting taken from the original bodhi tree at Bodh Gaya, India. The gold statue of Shakyamuni Buddha sitting beneath the tree is exquisite. 

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