Tian Tan Buddha 1
Fig. 47: The big Tian Tan Buddha statue on Lantau Island. A small Austrian with greasy hair who was rejected by the Vienna Art Academy would certainly have been delighted. The swastika was actually a symbol of good luck in Buddhism and Hinduism before its meaning was rotated 180 degrees by the Nazis. Nikon D200; f=32 mm; f/8.0; ISO 100; 29 September 2010 17:41:26