13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Blue Buddhas

Inside the Post-Satori Alcove at the Shwedagon Pagoda. Meditators speak of a phenomenon that can occur after one has struggled and finally achieved enlightenment -- it is referred to as 'the post-satori blues'.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Yangon, Myanmar
Camera: DMC-GX7
Copyright: © Earl Cooper