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Praying woman in Xigar, Tibet 9th February 2007

5 Responses to “Praying woman in Xigar, Tibet”

  1. 1
    MarkDM:

    Nice moment you\'ve captured here, especially the expression on her face.

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    Ian:

    Fantastic composition – Really like this.

  3. 3
    mc:

    I agree with the above comments. Great composition! I love how colorful she looks against the bland backdrop. I wonder what her prayers are at this moment in time.

  4. 4
    Jeff Ambrose:

    Nice splash of color in an otherwise monotone scene.

  5. 5
    PPL:

    Superb !!!!!!

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Praying woman in Xigar, Tibet

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One hand turning the small prayerwheel, the other turning the beads, while humming “Om Mani Padme Hum”. So that’s triple blessing, while sitting on a nice chair parked in front of an ugly closed building.

Welcome to Tibet, land of prayers.. not sure if it will do any good, but definitely no harm & maybe it is the best she can do here in the dusty streets of middle-of-nowhere Xigar, Tibet.

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