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Borobudur, Java, Indonesia.  Buddha Statue, Upper Terrace.  The diamond-shaped holes symbolize the passions that still linger as men rise toward Nirvana.  On the next higher terrace the holes in the stupas are square, symbolizing  the overcoming of passions as one approaches Nirvana.