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New Pagoda in Takeo Aims to House 84,000 Buddha Statues


The Putkiri pagoda in Takeo province boasts 2,000 golden Buddha statues surrounding 199 steps leading up to an impressive 10-metre statue.

Founded by four monks and led by the venerable Serey Keo Kakda, the goal is to create a total of 84,000 Buddha statues to honour the 84,000 passages of dharma found in three main Buddhist texts.

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