Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Paro, Bhutan. A temple complex was first built in 1692, around the Taktsang Senge Samdup (stag tshang seng ge bsam grub) cave where Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated for three months in the 8th century. ]]>
Padmasambhava/Guru Rimpoche who brought Buddhism to Tibet. Detail of image created by Chintamani and others for a 10 day Buddhist Convention in the 1980s. Seen with his trident in front of other Buddha forms/rupas in the main shrine/meditation hall.
Padmasambhava | Nepal, copper; painted with oil paint. 12 inches. Cast by Siddhi Raj Shakya, engraved by Bhim Shakya
Theyyam, popular Hindu ritual art form of worship in North Kerala, India = Terrifying eyes, but incredibly steeped in culture! :-)
INDIA: A Hindu devotee bathes and offers prayers in the Ganges river. / A benção de Shiva
A Mixture of Hindu and Buddhist Elements ~ Kathmandu, Nepal
Beautiful Detail of Meenakshi hindu temple in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, South India. Best Destination | Fun Trip | DIY Tutorial | Save Money on trips | Cheap Destination