The illumination has brought relief to many of the locals who had been pressed into service by the Taliban in 2001 to destroy the Buddhas.
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Built in 507, the larger in 554 The main bodies were hewn directly from the sandstone cliffs, but details were modeled in mud mixed with straw, coated with stucco.
With the new light projection, the Bamiyan Valley might just have the next best thing.
monumental statues of standing buddhas carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamyan valley in the Hazarajat region of central Afghanistan, situated 230 km (143 miles) northwest of Kabul at an altitude of 2500 meters (8,202 ft).
They were subsequently blown apart and left in rubble.
But the technology that gives us images of Tupac Shakur or Michael Jackson in concert, or Narendra Modi on the campaign trail, have been applied to the Bamiyan Buddhas.
Now, 3-D light projects on the empty cliff where the statues once stood.
The device that controls the illumination was a gift from a Chinese couple to the Afghan people.
"I regretted it at that time, I regret it now and I will always regret it," one of the workers, bike repairman Mirza Hussain, told the BBC in March.
"But I could not resist, I didn't have a choice because they would have killed me." Many have called for the reconstruction of the statues, but UNESCO suggests rebuilding the massive stone Buddhas might be impossible.