SO9097 : Statue of Dr Ambedkar at the Buddha Vihara, Wolverhampton

taken 6 years ago, near to Blakenhall, Wolverhampton, Great Britain

Statue of Dr Ambedkar at the Buddha Vihara, Wolverhampton
Statue of Dr Ambedkar at the Buddha Vihara, Wolverhampton
The Buddha Vihara Community Centre in Upper Zoar Street is named in memory of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar (1891-1956). This statue of him was unveiled by the Mayor of Wolverhampton on 14 October 2000, and shows him teaching, and holding a copy of his book, "Buddha and his Dhamma".

Bharat Ratna Bodhisatva Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (डॉ.भीमराव रामजी आंबेडकर) (14 April 1891 6 December 1956), also known as Babasaheb, was an Indian jurist, political leader, Buddhist activist, philosopher, thinker, anthropologist, historian, orator, prolific writer, economist, scholar, editor, revolutionary and a revivalist for Buddhism in India.
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Thursday, 21 February, 2013   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 26 February, 2013
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Religious sites  Suburb, Urban fringe 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 90819 97904 [1m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.7322N 2:8.2151W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 90818 97902
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