Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Jade Buddha Coming to Britain

Strange what you come across while surfing the net. Here's one for your diaries, between the 30th of July and the 7th of August 2011 the Jade Buddha for Universal Peace is going to be on display in Birmingham.

It is the largest Buddha carved from gemstone quality jade in the world. The Jade Buddha is 2.7 metres high and sits on an alabaster throne 1.4 metres high. The Jade Buddha itself weighs around 4 tonne and has been valued at £3.5 million.

The purpose of exhibiting the Jade Buddha around the world is for everyone, irrespective of their religion, to take a moment to reflect upon peace; peace for the world; peace in their relationships; peace for their families and friends; peace at work; peace in their mind.

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The Buddha will be displayed at;
Tu Dam Temple, Midland Buddhist Association
34 Holyhead Rd. Handsworth, Birmingham, United Kingdom
For further details contact:- Senior Ven. Thich Phuoc Hue +44 12 1551 8614

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