Statue of a reclining Buddha in the grounds of Wat Phuttaisawan, Ayutthaya, Thailand

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Statue of a reclining Buddha in the grounds of Wat Phuttaisawan, Ayutthaya, Thailand
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Image ID: M11M9X
A reclining Buddha is a statue that represents the Buddha lying down during the moment of his Mahaparinirvana, the ultimate state of Nirvana. Wat Phuttaisawan is situated on the bank of the Chao Praya River and was built in 1353 by King Ramathibodi I.
Location: Ayutthaya, Ayutthaya Province, Thailand