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Buddha, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu

Behind the Swayambhunath stupa itself is an image of a standing Shakyamuni Buddha made of black stone. The Fourth Khamtrul Rinpoche, when he came here in the 1700s, said that this was one of the most sacred power places in the Kathmandu valley.

Issued Country Nepal
Issued Year 2003
Category Buddhist Image World Heritage Theme 1: : World Buddhist Heritage Through Stamps
Type Postage Stamps
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