2012 JAN World’s Largest Jade Buddha for Universal Peace World Tour, Ngee Ann City, Singapore

16 January 2012, Monday

Amitabha Buddhist Centre (ABC) is exhibiting the largest Buddha statue carved from gemstone quality jade. The Jade Buddha for Universal Peace is 2.7 metres high and sits on an alabaster throne of close to 2 metres high. The Jade Buddha itself weighs around 4 tonne and has been valued at $5million. Its size and beauty makes it a wonder of the world.

The purpose of exhibiting the Jade Buddha for Universal Peace around the world is to enable people, regardless of religion, to be inspired towards following a peaceful path in all walks of life.

All are welcome and admission is FREE!

Date: 13 – 26 January 2012

Time: 1000 – 2100 hours

Location: Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza

Information from the Ngee Ann City website.

]1[ World’s largest jade Buddha for Universal Peace World Tour Singapore.

]2[ Front view of the Jade Buddha for Universal Peace.

]3[ Side view of the Jade Buddha for Universal Peace.

]4[ Close up view of the Jade Buddha for Universal Peace.

]5[ Kuan Yin Sand Mandala construction by monks and nuns from Kopan Monastery and Nunnery, Nepal.

]6[ Concentration in placing the sand beads on the mandala.

Some photos in Flickristan.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/xtemujin/sets/72157628893169535/

Official website of the Jade Buddha for Universal Peace.

http://jadebuddha.org.au/en/

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