Wolfgang

Wolfgang

Posted on 02/29/2008


Photo taken on February 14, 2008


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Prayer wheels at the Ta Dzong monastery

Prayer wheels at the Ta Dzong monastery
Many monasteries in Bhutan have large fixed metal or wooden wheels set side by side in a row. Passersby can turn the entire row of wheels simply by sliding their hands over each one. The most commonly used mantra in prayer wheels is Om Mani Padme Hum. This mantra is prayer that invites the compassion of Chenrezig the embodiment of compassion.

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SLANG
SLANG
beautiful framing and excellent photo
10 years ago.