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Spinning Prayer Wheels

When in Nepal -- especially bustling Thamel -- there's barely ever a moment where you won't see a spinning prayer wheel somewhere in sight. These wheels are very important in Tibetan Buddhism, as they help one to achieve good karma.

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Date Taken: 08.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Copyright: © liz jurey