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The author spins giant Tibetan prayer wheel, Pangboche, Nepal.

tibetan prayer flags

Tibetan prayer flags

Tibetan prayer wheel

Tibetan prayer wheels

Tibetan Prayer Wheel

Giant Prayer Wheel

Tibetan prayer tree

Tibetan woman.

Elderly Tibetan Nun from Nepal

Author exits Pangboche Gompa (monastery), Khumbu, Nepal.

Keep the tradition alive; old Tibetan mantra rolls.

Tibetan Mandala

Tibetan Buddhist monk in a monastery

Tibetan woman praying wearing face mask to protect against the dust, and symbolic red blindfold

From the back is the Tibetan lady modelling an incredibly expensive and heavy ceremonial costume during the King Gesar Arts Festival / Khampa arts festival in the Kham region of Tibet in 2004. See the link for more information about the significance of the adornment.

Hand Prayer Wheel

Buddhist monk creates sacred mani stone, Pangboche, Nepal

Porter Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal

Khampas' gold repousse prayer boxes, used for spiritual protection and life savings

Bodhnath, Kathmandu, Nepal