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Visiting Tibet , monasteries and temples where people is very devoted

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    • The DalayLamais always it h present w p hotos from en t he time wh ed h e was forc t to leave Tibe
    • Postrating The devotees making a pilgrimage repeatedly measure outtheir length over their entire journey.
    • They often wear hand shoes to protect their hands
    • Tibetan Buddhists believe, that the making of one hundred prostrations isthe first step to acquire a vast number of merits and will bring a profoundpurification
    • This pilgrim has a prayer wheel and Tibetan prayer beads
    • A prayer wheel is a cylindrical wheel on a spindle made from metal,wood, stone, leather or coarse cotton. Traditionally, the mantra “OmMani Padme Hum” is written in Sanskrit on the outside of the wheel Hum
    • Acording to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, spinning the wheels, willhave the same meritorious effect as orally reciting prayers
    • Prayer wheels are used to acumulate wisdom and merit (good karma) karmaand to purify negatives (bad karma) karma
    • The practitioner most often spins the wheel clockwise, as the directionin which the mantras are written is that of the movement of the sunacross the sky
    • This woman, dressed ina mixture of occidentaland Tibetan manner,was a pious pilgrim witha bracelet of Tibetan dprayer beads in her han while going round the cylinder wheels at the Jokhag Monastery OM MANI PADME HOM
    • Monk with phon e
    • This stone is placed at the entrance of the Potala Palace, in Lhasa, with Palaceinformation in English, Tibetan, Chinese (traditional and simplificated),sanscrit and more…
    •  Smoke from the yack butter candles burning inside
    • I was told, that the pilgrims believe, that they, by their oscillating and thespinning of their prayer wheels ,rouse the movements of the planets in theheavens…
    • …, the dance of the electro ns around the nucleu s and the recurri ng circle o flife.
    • tionEach revolu rof the prayewheel is as as meritorious reading the inscription any aloud as m is times, as it he written on t scroll This means that the more Om Mani Padme Hum mantras that are inside a prayer wheel, the more powerful it is
    • This mode of prostration expresses the maximum devotion byexaggerating the difficulty of their journey
    • A view over the prostrating pilgrims from the top of Joklang Monastery
    • Music: Choral Tibetan By María mocampos@gmail.com