An old Buddhist woman who turn these characteristics wheels prayer around a temple. On these wheels are written the words of an ancient mantra that believers recite every day. This particular way of prayer is considered to be stronger than a normal one.
For a Buddhist Monk, the debate is a crucial aspect of his own curriculum. It's used to sharpen their critical skills and test their ability to explain and debate various teachings. The monks train periodically on debating and is an effective means of expanding the mind, increasing mental sharpness, developing analytical capacity, and gaining internal clarity.
In this small mountain village on the north of India, whereever is a drinking fountain you will see some women washing clothes and dishes all the day long.
Old Manali is a small mountain village nearby the Himalaya in India. In this peaceful town, the life pass by slow and quietly. This square was close to my guesthouse and a lot of people was used to gather here daily. The old women were chatting or weaving, the men were caring about the animals and the kids playing volleyball or other games all together.
Inside the Dalai Lama temple there is an hall where all the monks gather together for praying and singing.
Shot taken within the walls of the Dalai Lama Temple. Some Buddhists were practicing to a particular religious procedure. A type of Buddhist prayer that I had never seen.
The situation between Tibet and China is very critical by now since many years, where episodes of violence are really frequent. In neighboring countries to Tibet.. like India, you will find many colonies of Tibetan refugees, of which largely Buddhist monks. McLeod Ganj is one of the major colonies as well as home of the Dalai Lama.