Yangon in Myanmar has many faces: poor people quarantined from the outside world for decades, Buddhist pagodas, grand colonial architecture from the time of British rule, palatial mansions – replete with a bevy of expensive cars – built by corrupt members of the repressive military regime that ruled until 2015, when somehow, and peacefully, a form of democracy emerged. 27 more words
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In the photo above, taken on April 13th, 2006, Buddhist monks are gathered to pay homage to the Buddhist philosophy prior to the annual Pi Mai celebration at Wat Mahathat in Luang Prabang, Laos. 53 more words
Hi my name is Fanny and I have an obsession with buddhist monks. I’m not proud of it, but I can’t help myself. Their stunning orange robes attract my eye with an irresistable pull and I love how each monk expresses their own identity with a slightly different hue of orange. 157 more words
Shanti Stupa is built on a hilltop in Chanspa in Leh by a Japanese Buddhist in 1991 as part of Peace Pagoda mission.
the scenery reminded me of pictures from the moon….. 156 more words