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In the lower level of the stupa, there is a work station where the buddha statues are painted, preparing to be placed for view in the stupa.

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Yav Socchea and Ven. Vicheth pose holding metal design made by Mr. Socchea.

Yav and his work.JPG
Architect and artist Yav Socchea stands with his cement work.

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A furnished office space located inside of the community center, completed in the spring of 2017.

Mucalinda Buddha Statue.JPG
A statue of the Buddha shielded by Mucalinda, a snake like being who shielded the Buddha from the elements after the Buddha's enlightenment.

ReflectionPondOpeningPoster.jpg
Promotional poster for the inauguration of the Watt's mucalinda reflection pond. Mucalinda is the name of a naga (a snake like being), who shielded the Buddha from the elements in the first period after the Buddha's enlightenment.

ReflectionPond_Opening_August_2017.jpg
Japanese lilacs line the edge of the reflection pond.

ReflectionPond_Monk_Paddle.JPG
A monk paddles a small boat in the middle of the newly constructed reflection pond.

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A pick-up truck converted into a golden Hamsa bird (an aquatic bird such as a goose or swan). Before airplanes, the Hamsa was the sacred, mythical vehicle.
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