The Giant Buddha Statue is one of the many stops in the Buddhist pilgrimage and tourist routes in Bodhgaya, Bihar. Lord Buddha statue in meditation pose or dhyana mudra seated on a lotus in open air. It took seven years to complete with the help of 120000 masons. It is a mix of sandstone blocks and red granite. It is possibly the largest built in India and was consecrated on November 18th 1989 by His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama..The foundation stone for Lord Buddha statue was placed in 1982.. It is one such attraction which pulls the visitors toward it with its overpowering presence and towering aura.