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Standing Phra Bang Buddha

The Phra Bang ( "delicate Buddha"), or 'Holy Golden Buddha' is the palladium of Laos. It is an 83cm-high standing Buddha with palms facing forward, cast in bronze and covered in gold leaf. According to local lore, it was cast in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) sometime between the 1st and 9th century.

Issued Country Laos
Issued Year 1998
Category Buddhist Image World Heritage Buddhist Arts Theme 1: : World Buddhist Heritage Through Stamps
Type Postage Stamps
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