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The President and the Buddha

President Obama's Visit to Buddhist Temples in Thailand and Burma

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In November 2012, U.S. President Barack Obama made official visits to Thailand, Burma and Cambodia. On this tour he visited two revered Buddhist temples, which were Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Burma, and the Wat Pho Royal Monastery of Bangkok, Thailand. Here are some official photos of the President visiting the Buddha.
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President Obama at Wat Pho TemplePresident Obama in Shwedagon Pagoda, BurmaPresident Obama Bathes a BuddhaPresident Obama rings a temple bellObama Rings a BellPresident Obama at the Shwedagon PagodaA President Without His Shoes

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