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Samadhi Statue

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Samadhi Statue
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Budda's Nirvada position

Mahamevnāwa Park, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Located in Mahamevnawa Park in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.


The statue resembles Buddha meditating while sitting cross-legged in a mediating (also known as Nirvana) position, when he attained enlightenment for the first time.


This statue is one of the most famous around the world because the position it depicts is the most universally recognized.