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What is a Buddha Image?

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In the realm of Thai art, perhaps the Buddha image is one of the most recognizable icons. When traveling through Thailand, it is hard to miss the sight of Buddha images, whether in temples, homes, or towering over the horizon. Even abroad, Thai style Buddha images have gained popularity due to their iconic aesthetics. Thai Buddha images come in different sizes, styles, and expressions.  


Understanding the nature of Buddha images can reveal much about the fascinating beliefs, history, and artistic expressions of Buddhism. Through this understanding, you will be better able to appreciate the nuances and beauty of Thai Buddha images. You will also gain insights on the spiritual values of Thai people. Thailand Foundation invites you to explore the world of Buddha images through this informative and beautifully designed book published by the Fine Arts Department. 


Written by: A.B. Griswold

Published by: The Fine Arts Department 



The Thailand Foundation has been granted permission by the Fine Arts Department to disseminate this book through our channels.

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