More Peaceful Countenance
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 2:21PM
[chuck] in Art, Buddha statue, Dharma, Shwedagon Pagoda

Another exquisite statue of Buddha at Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon (see Peaceful Countenance). The red lips, saffron scarf and elaborate golden urna were what originally prompted taking the picture. [NOTE: Posting the image, I discover that the simple eyes are still captivating. Hard to pull away].   

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