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Climbing Mt. Qingcheng in China
Students visiting a Historic Temple
National Elk Refuge, Wyoming
The Teton Range
Black Bison in a Frosty Field
Lhasa's Barkhor District
Thermal Pools in a Winter Forest
Jazzman George Benson (USA)
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Barkhor District of Tibet
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Jazzwoman Esperanza Spalding (USA)
Getting off the train
Prisine Reflections
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Ocean vista
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Canoe on the Mekong River
Jazzwoman Dee Dee Bridgewater (USA)
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Barkhor District of Tibet

The Barkhor District is one of Lhasa’s three pilgrim circuits which also encircles the Jokhang Temple. While walking through the Barkhor District I was able to witness Tibetans praying and practicing their faith so devotionally. I was able to participate and walk around a giant prayer wheel with mantra scripts written inside of the casting. I was able to observe a monk blessing over hundreds of Tibetans. And in each occurrence, I was captivated.

TAGS: China, Lhasa, Tibet

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Annandale, Virginia, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Christa Hoskins.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
Total Views: 14
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2016, 4:05 a.m.
Camera Make: Apple
Camera Model: iPhone 6s
Focal Length: 4.2mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2747
Aperture: f2.2
ISO: ISO25
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PHOTO LOCATION Lhasa/Tibet, China