john tiong chunghoo

Bronze Star - 2,227 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Travel Thailand Haiku - white and green spotted buddha Poem by john tiong chunghoo


the centuries dye
buddha's saffron with
white and green spots

one historical park i went to - it is either Sukhotai or Ayuthaya historical park - has a large buddha spotted with white and green.
buddha taught that nothing remains constant and that things are always changing including happiness and sufferings.
in this case, the centuries have confirmed that by changing his appearance from grey to green and white spots

Submitted: Saturday, January 05, 2008
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