Masked Monk #3, Tashiling Festival, Eastern Himalaya, Central Bhutan  by Carole-Anne

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Portrait of a Masked Monk dancer at the autumn festival at the Buddhist Tashiling Lhakhang (temple), Central Bhutan, Eastern Himalayas. The dance is the Accompaniment Dance where the masked figures represent those who protect the doctines of Buddhism.
Image uses selective black and white for the background.
Canon 450D zoom lens.
(Featured in The World as we See it, or as we Missed it.)


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  • Melissa Dickson
    Melissa Dicksonover 2 years ago

    Don’t forget to enter the best of “M” challenge Here

    Entries close in four days, and then voting will run for three days.

    Great image, Congratulations!
    From your hosts of Alphabet Soup Bevlea Ross and Melissa

  • Thank you Melissa and Bevlea

    – Carole-Anne

  • CanyonWind
  • Thank you

    – Carole-Anne

  • RobynLee
    RobynLeeover 1 year ago

  • Thank you Robyn

    – Carole-Anne

  • Maria  Moro
    Maria Moroover 1 year ago

    • 4th April
  • Thank you Maria

    – Carole-Anne

  • myraj
    myrajabout 1 year ago

    Beautifully presented work with great selective coloring and information Carole..

  • Thank you Myra

    – Carole-Anne

  • Sharon Kavanagh
    Sharon Kavanagh11 months ago

  • Thank you Sharon

    – Carole-Anne

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