16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
a bundle of candles being burned as an offering in Myanmar

At the Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar, many people were burning candle offerings and the larger bundles had large, beautiful flames as they lifted up prayers.

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Date Taken: 02.2018
Date Uploaded: 06.2018
Photo Location: Yangon , Myanmar
Copyright: © Alexandra Petri