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photo contest slideshow
Hilltop Espresso Shop
Versailles chapel
Life in color
Train trip
Bright street merchant's setup
Once There Lived An Autumn
Two nice wasp pals
Bangladesh
Koma girl washing her face in the morning
chinese theatre
Fantastic Night in Iguassu Falls
Little houses of Tibetan Buddhist nuns in Yachen-Gar
Tiger siblings in a playful mood!
sadhu
Notre Dame cathedral
Pole position
The winner
Native American statue outside the Gilcrease Museum
Three best friends
Dachau
Children planting trees
Prayer for "Chhat" in the river Ganges
That Wanaka Moon Rise
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Little houses of Tibetan Buddhist nuns in Yachen-Gar

Yachen-Gar is a religious center of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. As with Larung-Gar(Larung Wuming Buddhist Institute), Yachen-Gar is the most large Buddhist training site of Tibetan Buddhist nuns and monks in the world.

TAGS: China, Tibet

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Matsue,Shimane, Japan
Member since 2014
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© Shinya Itahana.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2014
Total Views: 121
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2015, 7:12 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D800
Focal Length: 110mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO640
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