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Kawtgoon Caves with 7th century artwork
Myanmar (Burma), Mawlamyine-Yangon, March 2012

The Kawtgoon Cave is a natural lime stone cave and measures 200fts height and 300 fts length. It is famous for its numerous Buddha Images.
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Sep 09 2012 14:34 GMT elsje323
lovely little buddha's
Sep 09 2012 14:37 GMT abojovna PRO
Beautiful tribute!
Sep 09 2012 15:08 GMT 25barb
Magnificent. You had many subjects to photograph and they are all wonderful and most interesting....
Sep 09 2012 15:14 GMT rock
Greatest capture!
Sep 09 2012 15:48 GMT linnywv PRO
Around since the 7th century. Amazing!
Sep 09 2012 15:52 GMT Ada90
very nice........
Sep 09 2012 16:04 GMT ujbanyiv
Yes! I Agree Abojovna...
Sep 09 2012 16:38 GMT hallo
Not one, not two, but six...good to see!!
Sep 09 2012 17:12 GMT mbz
beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sep 09 2012 20:00 GMT FRIESIAN
Just beautiful!!!!!!!!
Sep 09 2012 22:15 GMT junne PRO
i wonder why all the buddha sculptures are in the same position instead of showing all the different poses he has been shown in
Sep 10 2012 05:52 GMT sini
Lovely image!:)
Sep 10 2012 06:47 GMT senna3
Gunter, the greater part of the many Buddha images in the Kawtgoon Cave show the "Earth Witness" position. In fact, in the whole of Burma we mainly saw this hand position of the Buddhas!
Sep 10 2012 07:20 GMT senna3
Thanks all for the nice comments!
Sep 11 2012 04:14 GMT martini957
I'm wondering what is the purpose of the cans..or at least they rather look like cans
Sep 11 2012 06:52 GMT senna3
Nancy, we were told that they contain insence sticks placed by devotees.

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