In January 2012, we were in Hong Kong and we visited the Big Buddha at Ngong Ping, Lantau Island. I was looking through my photos and I’m sure that I visited the Big Buddha in July 2009 when I was there but browsing through my photos, I realize that I didn’t capture any photos of the Big Buddha — it must have been under construction that year otherwise I’m sure I would have seen photos in my album… Anyway, so I was there in January 2012 with my mom and a family friend. We also hiked around the other way in the vicinity to see a series of sculptures with spiritual writings on them. It was a very foggy and gloomy day as you can see from the photo. Fortunately, it wasn’t raining that day though. Any time that I feel insecure or uncertain about something, thinking back to the Buddha always calms me internally and reminds me that no matter what, there is someone looking over me.
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