Wednesday, 22 October 2008


The amazing Swayambhunat is a sacred spot perched on a hill at Kathmandu, Nepal. It consists of an ancient big stupa, the most profound expression of Buddhist symbolism in the country, surrounded by an incredible array of shrines and votive items, most of which have been donated over the past four centuries by kings and lamas.


the donG said...

the culture of this place has retained the beauty of the country.

i noticed that you've been to many beautiful countries. might as well visit the philippines. we would love to tour you around.

Asian Traveler said...

I've always wanted to go to Nepal. Thanks for sharing. :)

Joy said...

Have you been to Nepal? I want to go there, too!!! Beautiful photos.

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Joseph Pulikotil said...

Hi JM :)

Magnificent photos! A great insight into Buddhist holy places.

Thanks for sharing.

Have a wonderful day :)

Jules said...

What an amazingly rich culture - beautifully captured!!!!

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