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I found the monument very powerful. Before coming here I had read up on the story of why he did it, and what affect the picture had worldwide. This was good because there are no explanations in English at all. That's the only minus at...More
Bodhisattva Thich Quang Duc Statue, the Venerable monk who sacrificed his life by self-burning to raise the voice on the rights of liberty of buddhism in the country.
only a saint in buddhism region can seat in lotus position with burning flame around the body...More
The story behind this monument is emotional. Worth reading up on it. The monument is beautiful and well kept. An easy walk from district 1 and the backpacker area. Worth going to see, but really it is just a monument and it is the story...More
Not an easy to find location, but once you find this [short 10 minute taxi from the city center hotels] it will be worth it. Free to enter in the open air tribute to the Buddhist monk who suffered self immolation to protest aggression of...More
For one man to give of himself in something he believed it, the image of the burning monk is shocking to see, yet somehow this place is so peaceful....we did a really informative tour with students who told us about this Monk who gave his...More