17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Buddhist Kora at Drepung Monastery in Lhasa Tibet

Buddhist painted rocks along the circular "kora" path up a mountain on the way to the Drepung Monastery in Lhasa Tibet. Drepung Monastery is dedicated to the study and preservation of Tibetan Buddhism and is considered one of the great three university monasteries in the Gelug or "Yellow Hat" Buddhists.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Lhasa , China
Camera: ILCE-7R
Copyright: © Sandra Coburn