A prayer flag!

Traditionally, prayer flags are used to promote peace, compassion, strength, and wisdom. Tibetans believe the prayers and mantras will be blown by the wind to spread the good will and compassion into all pervading space. Each hue signifies an element — and the flags are always arranged in a specific order, from left to right: blue, white,... Continue Reading →

Gigantic Buddha at Thimpu!

Atop a hill in Thimphu, the capital and largest city of Bhutan, is a massive, golden Buddha sitting atop a gilded meditation hall. But the monument holds an invisible secret: Unbeknownst to many people viewing the statue, they aren’t actually looking at one Buddha, they’re looking at 125,000 of them. It is known as Buddha Dordenma statue.... Continue Reading →

Amidst the clouds…

It's magical out here! Clear blue skies, floating clouds, mountain ranges and their peaks and above all the gentle breeze on your face all add to the magic.... Some more from Bhutan! Have a blissful day! Posted for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: It’s All About Nature

Reflections…

Reflection on the door - you can imagine the view when one stands in front of that door! Yes, atop a hill in Thimphu, Bhutan is where I found thisbeautiful place - a place I would love to return to, for the scenic beauty of the mountain ranges and clear blue skies with pops of... Continue Reading →

At Dochula, Bhutan…

This is a cafe opposite Druk Wangyal Monastery. The air is so clean and the view so clear and scenic - like huge a painting...  The reflections on the windows were also so crisp... Don't miss the rain water harvesting in the picture! For more from Bhutan click here. Have a bright n cheerful day!... Continue Reading →

The power of prayer n sound…

According to Tibetan Buddhist belief, spinning a prayer wheel is just as effective as reciting the sacred texts aloud. This originates from the Buddhist belief in the power of sound. Each revolution is as meritorious as reading the inscription aloud as many times as it is written on the scroll, and this means that the... Continue Reading →

Chained in a line…

For lines n squares! At tiger temple, Thailand. Varied textures here for CFFC Not a great idea to chain animals for our entertainment! Let them be free in their own space.... Have a great day!

All so wooden…

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Things Made From Wood All from the scenic Bhutan! Let's all strive to 'Be Human'. Have a great day!

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