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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
A fire and light offering

This photo is taken at Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar. People often leave burning incense or types of candles as part of their prayer. This was a prayer candle bowl someone had left as a sacred offering.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 07.2018
Photo Location: Yangon, Myanmar
Camera: iPhone 5s
Copyright: © Christopher Oo