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Sarnath, India: A Buddhist pilgrim at Dhamekha Stupa.
After the Buddha attained enlightenment, he came to Sarnath where he delivered his first sermon. Buddha included Sarnath as one of the four places he considered sacred to his followers. The stupa was built in 500A.D.
Featured in A Street Story, 18/12/2011; The World, 20/12/2011; Religions of the World, 3/1/2012;Colors of India, 27/04/2013; As Is Photograpjy, 23/03/2014.
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(Nikon Coolpics S6200)

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buddhist, pilgrim, pilgrimage, sarnath, uttar pradesh, teachings of the buddha, india, stupa, dhamekha stupa

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  • Mark Smart
    Mark Smartalmost 3 years ago

    Wow!!! what an incredible place, all those beautiful intricate designs. Great image Ethna!!!

  • Thank you Mark.

    – Ethna Gillespie

  • berndt2
    berndt2almost 3 years ago

    fantastic detail!

  • Thanks very much!

    – Ethna Gillespie

  • Mark Smart
    Mark Smartover 2 years ago

    Congratulations, your work has been featured in “* A Street Story *”: http://www.redbubble.com/groups/a-street-story – 18th December 2011

  • Thank you for the feature!

    – Ethna Gillespie

  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinaleover 2 years ago

    What a remarkable facade!

  • Yes, it is. It distracts somewhat from the actual pilgrim. Thanks for the favorite!

    – Ethna Gillespie

  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinaleover 2 years ago


    December 20th, 2011
    Pilgram… what pilgram? Ohhhh :))

  • William Bullimore
    William Bullimoreover 2 years ago

    Congratulations!

    January 3rd, 2012

  • Thank you so much!

    – Ethna Gillespie

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 2 years ago

    Thank you for adding your work to The Best of RedBubble!

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...6 months ago

    23/03/14

  • Thank you for the feature, Vicki.

    – Ethna Gillespie

  • Keala
    Keala30 days ago

    This is excellent Ethna! You are welcome to join us in http://www.redbubble.com/groups/street-shots too…it has a person in it.
    !

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