Big Prayer Wheel In Boudhanath

Big Prayer Wheel In Boudhanath (Nepal)

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Shot at Boudhanath, a holy Buddhist site in Kathmandu, Nepal. There was a big prayer wheel in a hut in the site. And an old Tibetan woman was turning around while she was going around it. A prayer wheel is a cylindrical 'wheel' on a spindle. Traditionally, the mantra Om Mani Padme Hum is written in Sanskrit externally on the wheel.

Information

Photo No.
3647
Shooting Date
Jul 2009
Posted On
February 1, 2010
Place
Boudhanath, Nepal
Type
Candid Photography
Archive
FEB 2010 NEPAL PEOPLE
Camera
CANON EOS 1V
Lens
EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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