17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Offering Lights

A couple lights candles as an offering to Buddha in a limestone cave near Mawlamyine, Myanmar. Candles are a common offering in Buddhism, representing gratitude for the light of its teachings.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2019
Date Uploaded: 06.2019
Photo Location: Mawlamyine, Myanmar
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Zay Yar Lin
Photo of the Day: 06.24.19
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