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Eight of the ten largest statues in the world are of Buddhas.

Eight of the ten largest statues in the world are of Buddhas.

10 Grand Buddha at Lingshan, China, 88 meter. ...
9 Great Buddha of Thailand, Thailand, 92 meter. ...
8 Peter the Great statue, Russia, 96 meter. ...
7 Sendai Daikannon, Japan, 100 meter. ...
6 Emperors Yan and Huang, China, 106 meter. ...
5 Guan Yin of the South Sea of Sanya, China, 108 Meter.

Statue of Unity | India. Height: 182 m (597 ft)
Spring Temple Buddha | China. Height: 153 metres (502 ft) ... 
Laykyun Sekkya | Myanmar. Height: 115.8 m (380 ft) ... 
Ushiku Daibutsu | Japan. ... 
Sendai Daikannon | Japan. ... 
Qianshou Qianyan Guanyin of Weishan | China. ... 
Great Buddha of Thailand. ... 
Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park | Japan. ... 

Buddha statues across Asia are representative of the teachings and travels of Gautama Buddha. Each statue features common physical attributes, poses, and postures that define its purpose and meaning. The hand gestures of the Buddha, called mudras, indicate teaching, meditation, enlightenment, and wisdom.

9 Different Types of Buddha Statues
Meaning of Protection Buddha “Abhaya Mudra” ... 
Meaning of Teaching Buddha Statue “Dharmachakra Mudra” ... 
Meaning of Meditation Buddha “Dhyana Mudra” ... 
Meaning of Earth Touching Buddha “Bhumisparsha Mudra” ... 
Meaning of Gift Giving Buddha “Varada Mudra” ... 
Meaning of Debating Buddha “Vikarka Mudra”

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