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Tamang custodians of Boudhanath stupa apply a fresh coat of white and saffron colour on the dome of the stupa

The local Tamang custodians of Boudhanath stupa apply a fresh coat of white and saffron colour on the dome of the stupa. This act is usually performed on auspicious days in the Buddhist calendar along with putting up prayer flags, lighting butter lamps and prayer.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Boudha, Nepal
Camera: X-T1
Copyright: © Ten Dorjé