17 June 2009

The Buddha's soles

Young Myanmar monks ran beside a gigantic reclining Buddha statue in Yangon, Myanmar, Wednesday. (Associated Press)

Showing the soles of one's feet or shoes is clearly not offensive in some contexts. An interesting juxtaposition illustrating the diversity of cultural norms on our planet.

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  1. I understand that some Buddhists place a sacred value on images of the Buddha's footprints.

  2. Ah...the soul of Buddha.


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