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little prayers above the clouds

in Ladakh Buddhist monasteries play an extremely important social and educational role. In fact, many children are sent to monasteries from an early age to receive an education, to socialize with their peers and to learn the doctrine of Buddhism. These places represent a microworld and the first contact these children have with society The teaching of some basic life concepts starts from here: respect for any other living creature, empathy towards the suffering of others, love for the world in which we live

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Date Taken: 07.2023
Date Uploaded: 09.2023
Photo Location: Hemis, India
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Lorenzo Perotti