17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Novice In the rays of temple

A young novice walking in the rays of a temple in Bagan, Myanmar, learning about the historical wall-paintings of the temple. He is one of the Buddhist novices learning Buddha’s teachings. He lives in an old monastery, near the old temple of Bagan, an ancient city recently named as an UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Myanmar
Camera: iPhone 7
Copyright: © Pyae Phyo Thet Paing