Boudhanath

Boudhanath

 Butter lamps are offered during meditation practice or ceremonies with the wish that all beings be free of suffering and reach enlightenment.

Butter lamps are offered during meditation practice or ceremonies with the wish that all beings be free of suffering and reach enlightenment.

 A devotee observing the Aarti. Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship.

A devotee observing the Aarti. Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship.

 Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"  Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River.

Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"

Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River.

   Sunday puja at Naropa and Tilopa cave beside Pashupatinath  Puja is a prayer ritual performed by Hindus. 

Sunday puja at Naropa and Tilopa cave beside Pashupatinath

Puja is a prayer ritual performed by Hindus. 

 Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"  Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River,  a prister lays extra firewood.

Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"

Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River,
a prister lays extra firewood.

 Durbar Square (Basantapur)

Durbar Square (Basantapur)

 Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"  Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River,

Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"

Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River,

  A man is walking under a streetlamp in Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal.


A man is walking under a streetlamp in Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal.

 Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"  Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River.  Relatives of the deceased wait until the body is completely cremated.

Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"

Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River.

Relatives of the deceased wait until the body is completely cremated.

 Street scene on the way to Pashupatinath.

Street scene on the way to Pashupatinath.

 A woman is posing on a alley of the Boudhanath Stupa.

A woman is posing on a alley of the Boudhanath Stupa.

 Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"  Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River.  Relatives carrie a dead body to cremation after the ritual washing in the Bagmati River.

Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"

Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River.

Relatives carrie a dead body to cremation after the ritual washing in the Bagmati River.

 A devotee offers water to the river Bagmati. After the every day Aarti at Pashupatinat.  Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship.

A devotee offers water to the river Bagmati. After the every day Aarti at Pashupatinat.

Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship.

 A Laborer on Boudhanath Street after a heavy monsoon rain.

A Laborer on Boudhanath Street after a heavy monsoon rain.

 Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"  Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River. An assistant rinses the Shmashana from the last remains after a cremation. A shmashāna is a Hindu cremation ground, where dead bodies are burnt on a pyre.

Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"

Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River. An assistant rinses the Shmashana from the last remains after a cremation. A shmashāna is a Hindu cremation ground, where dead bodies are burnt on a pyre.

 Aarti in Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River, the fire (Agni) primarily connotes the fire as a god. Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship.

Aarti in Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River, the fire (Agni) primarily connotes the fire as a god. Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship.

   Buddhist devotee offerrs buttercandels to light near Boudhanath Stupa. Butter lamps are offered during meditation practice or ceremonies with the wish that all beings be free of suffering and reach enlightenment.

Buddhist devotee offerrs buttercandels to light near Boudhanath Stupa. Butter lamps are offered during meditation practice or ceremonies with the wish that all beings be free of suffering and reach enlightenment.

 A woman waves to me in her house, which has been severely damaged by the earthquake in 2015.

A woman waves to me in her house, which has been severely damaged by the earthquake in 2015.

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 Boudhanath
 Butter lamps are offered during meditation practice or ceremonies with the wish that all beings be free of suffering and reach enlightenment.
 A devotee observing the Aarti. Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship.
 Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"  Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River.
   Sunday puja at Naropa and Tilopa cave beside Pashupatinath  Puja is a prayer ritual performed by Hindus. 
 Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"  Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River,  a prister lays extra firewood.
 Durbar Square (Basantapur)
 Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"  Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River,
  A man is walking under a streetlamp in Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal.
 Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"  Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River.  Relatives of the deceased wait until the body is completely cremated.
 Street scene on the way to Pashupatinath.
 A woman is posing on a alley of the Boudhanath Stupa.
 Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"  Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River.  Relatives carrie a dead body to cremation after the ritual washing in the Bagmati River.
 A devotee offers water to the river Bagmati. After the every day Aarti at Pashupatinat.  Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship.
 A Laborer on Boudhanath Street after a heavy monsoon rain.
 Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"  Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River. An assistant rinses the Shmashana from the last remains after a cremation. A shmashāna is a Hindu cremation ground, where dead bodies are burnt on a pyre.
 Aarti in Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River, the fire (Agni) primarily connotes the fire as a god. Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship.
   Buddhist devotee offerrs buttercandels to light near Boudhanath Stupa. Butter lamps are offered during meditation practice or ceremonies with the wish that all beings be free of suffering and reach enlightenment.
 A woman waves to me in her house, which has been severely damaged by the earthquake in 2015.
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Boudhanath

Butter lamps are offered during meditation practice or ceremonies with the wish that all beings be free of suffering and reach enlightenment.

A devotee observing the Aarti. Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship.

Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"

Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River.

Sunday puja at Naropa and Tilopa cave beside Pashupatinath

Puja is a prayer ritual performed by Hindus. 

Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"

Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River,
a prister lays extra firewood.

Durbar Square (Basantapur)

Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"

Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River,


A man is walking under a streetlamp in Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"

Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River.

Relatives of the deceased wait until the body is completely cremated.

Street scene on the way to Pashupatinath.

A woman is posing on a alley of the Boudhanath Stupa.

Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"

Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River.

Relatives carrie a dead body to cremation after the ritual washing in the Bagmati River.

A devotee offers water to the river Bagmati. After the every day Aarti at Pashupatinat.

Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship.

A Laborer on Boudhanath Street after a heavy monsoon rain.

Antyeṣṭi, "last sacrifice"

Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River. An assistant rinses the Shmashana from the last remains after a cremation. A shmashāna is a Hindu cremation ground, where dead bodies are burnt on a pyre.

Aarti in Pashupatinat, on the banks of the Bagmati River, the fire (Agni) primarily connotes the fire as a god. Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship.

Buddhist devotee offerrs buttercandels to light near Boudhanath Stupa. Butter lamps are offered during meditation practice or ceremonies with the wish that all beings be free of suffering and reach enlightenment.

A woman waves to me in her house, which has been severely damaged by the earthquake in 2015.

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