Pilgrims add juniper to the large incense burner in front of the Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, Tibet.
Linyin Temple in Hangzhou, China. Many visitors come to light incense for Buddha.
Three happy monks at the Llama Temple in Beijing, China. These were among the few that would allow their picture to be taken.
Colorful lotus lanterns were displayed at Seokguram Grotto in honor of Buddha's birthday.
A group of young Gelukpa order Buddhist monks at the Sera Monastery (Lhasa, Tibet) engaging in their very animated and athletic scholastic debates. 2018
The spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism, Jokhang Monastery was packed with pilgrims and worshippers from across Tibet. This moment shows a monk getting a moment of peace away from the crowds.
Norbulingka Palace was used as the Summer Palace for the Dalai Lamas until 1959. Through this gate was a park and pond used for reflection and relaxation.
We spent a little while exploring and evening climbing to the top of this wooden pagoda in Hangzhou, China. The hike was well worth the view.
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