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Monday, March 09, 2009

Jade Buddha 

The world’s largest jade statue of the Buddha is on a touring exhibition of Vietnam until May, 2009. It then travels to Australia at the start of a world tour, taking in Indonesia, the US and several other countries before returning to its permanent home. the Mahabodhi Stupa of the Atisha Center, Australia.

Carved from an 18-ton Nephrite jade boulder that was found in Canada in 2000 and considered to be the world's largest piece of pure gemstone-quality jade, the statue, which is called The Jade Buddha for Universal Peace is 3.5m high and weighs 4.65 tons.

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