"Visit the Leshan Giant Buddha - 2" Leshan's Giant Buddha Tip by K.Knight
Leshan's Giant Buddha, Chengdu: 21 reviews and 51 photos
The carving began in the year 713 by a Buddhist monk, Haitong, and the Buddha was completed after 90 years of hard work. The work was interrupted when a corrupt official wanted bribes for the funds and work to continue. As a protest the monk removed his own eyes and presented them to the official!
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