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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Prayer Wheels at The Panchen Lama's Summer Palace, Shigatse Tibet

Prayer wheels engraved with the Tibetan Buddhist Mantra of Om Mani Padmi Hum at the Panchen Lama's Summer Palace in Shigatse Tibet. The Panchen Lama is the spiritual leader of the Nyingmapa or "Red Hat" sect of Tibetan Buddhism.

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