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Great Buddha Vairocana Statue in Todai-ji, Nara

The Great Buddha Hall is the Main Hall  of Todai-ji. Built first in the Nara period it has been destroyed twice by fire in 1180 and again in 1567.  The Great Buddha Hall is the largest wooden structure in the world.The Daibutsu is properly known as Vairocana Buddha, the Buddha the light of whose knowledge and compassion illumines widely. 

Issued Country Japan
Issued Year 2009
Category Buddhist Image World Heritage Buddhist Arts Theme 1: : World Buddhist Heritage Through Stamps
Type Postage Stamps
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