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Birds in a pond in Tanzania
Emerald Lake Lodge
Mezquita de Córdoba, Spain
Double self portrait
Golden Gate Bridge in the fog
Couple holding each other at the worli sea link
In the field
Rainbow's Over Bryce
Tikal
The Golden Temple
The Monks' Debate
Sleepy Cheetah in Serengeti
People in the mountains,hotpot in a hole.
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Ocean Pillars
Pont du Gard, France
The Thinker
Tikal Temple
An interesting scene at the seaside.
White Rhinos in Kruger National Park, South Africa
Lord Ganesha idol
White-nose Coati at Tikal
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The Monks' Debate

Monks within the Tsuglhakhang Complex in India debating amongst themselves on philosophical topics. This practice, accordance to the teachings of the Buddha, deepens the understanding and sharpens the minds of the monks, bringing about the development of the mind.

Involving two parties, a Damchawa (defender) and a Riklampa (challenger), the challenger is responsible in their questions he or she puts forth, to oblige the defender to contradict either previous statements or common sense. The defender is accountable to bring forth a true thesis and defend it.

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Date Taken: 10.2017
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2017, 1:58 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Macleodganj, Dharamshala, India , India