15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
07/10/2016 Shoes left by the gate of the Lumbini Udyana Mahachaitya (LUM), a monastery under construction. The footwear placement impart a different ritual on the outside of the temple. An account obout the discipline of religious traditions. The image alludes to the invisible masses. The Lumbini Development Project is a large scale multinational construction project, located in Lumbini, United Nations' World Heritage Site, Nepal - Lumbinī is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupandehi District of Nepal. It is the place where Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 563 BCE.
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