The agoriginals of Taiwan are a really a minor ethnicity. In the small village of Dulan, on the east coast of Taiwan, you can see them living a peaceful life.. dedicating mostly to activities such as fishing.
In a remote village in the middle of the jungle, some kids are playing in a small stream of water passing nearby their huts.
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.
This is a MANI prayer wheel. It is filled with thousands of Avalokiteshvara mantras "OM MANI PADME HUM". By turning (rigorously to turn clockwise) this wheel once one earns merit equal to the recitation of the mantras filled inside this wheel. It's almost like give life to these words.
Spying the monks of Dalai Lama temple from behind the window, during the prayer time. For a nice pray, a nice fruit juice is always necessary.
This is a monk that lives alone in a small cave on top of a mountain ... only a supply of food, some pot and a book.. To reach this place you need 2 and a half hours of walking through the woods and a very steep and endless climb.