May 9, 2010

Buddha, Thailand

Photograph by Stuart Updegrave, My Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Inextricably joined with a bodhi tree—the same type of tree under which Siddhartha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism, achieved enlightenment—a Buddha head greets visitors to the ruins of Wat Mahathat in Ayutthaya. The temple is part of Ayutthaya Historical Park.

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