Maaesamjonbul is a relief
carved on a big rock which stands to the left of Powonsa Temple
in Yonghyon-ri, Unsan-myon at the foot of Mt. Kayasan.
in 1958, this is considered to be the most outstanding depiction
of Buddhas in Korea. In the middle is the Sakyamuni Buddha flanked
by thinking Bodhisattvas sitting cross- legged.
Buddha is 2.8 meters tall and the relief is believed to be the work
of a mid-sixth century Baekje artist.
The facial expressions
of the Triad appear differently with changes in the direction of