Details about the India’s Largest Buddha Statue in Sleeping Posture.
Bihar’s Bodh Gaya to get India’s Largest Buddha Statue in Sleeping Posture.
India’s largest reclining statue of Lord Buddha is being constructed in Bodh Gaya
Bodh Gaya is an important pilgrimage centre for Buddhism and is visited by devotees from all over the world.
The 100 feet long and 30 feet high statue depicts Lord Buddha in a sleeping posture.
The statue is being built by Buddha International Welfare Mission.
The sculptors from Kolkata are building the statue with fibreglass..
The construction of the statue was started in 2019 and it will be open for devotees from February 2023.
Sculptor Mintu Pal, who hails from the famous sculptor’s colony in Kolkata, Kumartuli, was building the statue.
According to Mintu Pal, at least 22 artisans worked on the statue.
The giant statue of Lord Buddha will be open for devotees from February 2023