February 16, 2011

A Giant Thangka in China


Tibetan Buddhists and tourists view a giant thangka displayed on a hill near the Langmu Temple in Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu province, China February 15, 2011, in celebration of the Monlam (The Great Prayer Festival).

Love the contrast between the earth tones and the thangka's luster. 

From the Reuters Editor's Choice Slideshow.

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