Giant Buddihsm Analysis

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In order to spread chinese culture to the world, I choose this subject about the Giant Buddihsm in Leshan Sichuan Province. In this paper, I will introduce ancient stories about the Giant Buddihsm, and some figures related to it. First, I will try to analysis these pages by myself, and then use some tools, like transgod to help me, and after that, I will send it to my supervisor and accept his advice, to correct some mistakes or revise some of my contents. Of course, during my translation, I will use some electronic dictionary tools to check some strange worlds, like Youdao, Jinshan, and also some relevant websites to search some information about the Giant Buddihsm, and some information about Leshan as well as some other traditional cultures,…show more content…
For example, The Buddha is in the east of Leshan City, Sichuan Province, at the junction of three rivers -- Min River, Qingyi River, and Dadu Riv阿er. A local saying describes the it like this: "The Mountain unveils a Buddha, while the Buddha fades into the mountain." The huge figure takes the shape of a Maitreya Buddha, a disciple of Sakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism. The figure takes over the entire hillside. Its top reaches the cliffs, his hands rest on his knees and his face has a quiet expression as if it looks at Leshan across the river, and it goes past its feet. Looking stately, the Buddha is 71 meters high, and its shoulders are 28 meters wide, with its head 14.7 meters long and 10 meters broad, and a gross of 1,021 chignons of hair collected on it. Each one is as big as a round table. Its ear is 6.2 meters long and every eye is 3.3 meters wide. Its middle finger is 8.3 meters long. Its bare feet is 11 meters long and 8.5 meters wide, large enough for more than 100 people to sit on. The Buddha is so inspiring that every pious Buddhist is willing to fall to his knees and to pray for some blessings of their life. Its construction was originated from the idea of a Chinese monk called Haitong. He wished that the Buddha would calm the waterflood which destroyed the shipping vessels traveling down the river. When searching for the project was threatened, it is said that he has gouged out

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