Gal Vihara, Polonnaruwa - Colombo, Sri Lanka: This sculptured image of the Seated Buddha is one of 4 images carved out of one piece of Granite dating back to the Century and is considered the finest work of its kind
“ “Durga becomes angry, her face becoming dark as ink. Suddenly the goddess Kali springs from her forehead.” Kali is Durga’s rage, fury, and bloodlust unleashed onto the battlefield. “She roars loudly.
Mountain of the Gods --Ruins on Mount Nemrut, Turkey, burial site of kings, date from the first century B. These statues were made by the people of the ancient Kingdom of Commagene, located in SE Turkey near the Syrian Border.
Monks playing the traditional long horn. The horns are used for religious, ceremonial and monastic purposes. Bhutan is an intensely Buddhist country, and it’s a great honor to have a monk in the family.
I love the warm gold tones in the photo. I also really love the bodies juxtaposed next to the giant statue of the hand. There is a nice balance to the photo. "Hand of the Biggest Golden Buddha a Thai Temple"