Friday, August 1, 2014

Buddha statue survived the atomic bomb at Hiroshima.

Buddhist Clip art

Statue of Buddhist Shinran Shinin that survived the atomic bomb at Hiroshima. 

The statue originally stood in Hiroshima at a site 1.9 miles northwest from the center of the first atomic bomb detonation. Having survived the bomb the statue was brought to New York in September of 1955 to be a symbol of lasting hope for world peace.

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