"Be aware that you are divine essence. God is not something remote from you" Buddha's words. Prayer time in one of the 2,000 temples in the plain of Bagan in Myanmar Most of the smaller temples are among the villages in the Bagan valley and are still used by the inhabitants. In one of these, a little girl prays to Buddha Bhumisparsha, the Buddha who is depicted seated, with his right hand resting on his knee and his fingers pointing towards the earth. This statue represents the moment when the Buddha reached enlightenment at the foot of the Bodhi tree.