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Burma

  • Amarapura: U Bein Bridge at sunset
  • Bagan: Ananda Temple | One of the four nearly 10 meters high gilded Buddha statues
  • Bagan: Ananda Temple | One of the most elegant pagodas at Bagan, dating from the early 12th century
  • Bagan: Buddha statue in a temple
  • Bagan: Dhamayangi Pagoda amidst other temples
  • Bagan: Giant Buddha statue inside the Manuha Temple
  • Bagan: Lawkananda Temple
  • Bagan: Pagodas and temples at dawn [1]
  • Bagan: Pagodas and temples at dawn [2]
  • Bagan: People at the market [1]
  • Bagan: People at the market [2]
  • Bagan: Sheep in front of pagodas
  • Bagan: Shwezigon Pagoda
  • Bagan: Sulamani Temple [late 12th century] | Buddha statues in the interior corridor around the outer walls
  • Bagan: Sulamani Temple [late 12th century]
  • Bagan: Thatbyinnyu Temple [12th century] | Buddha statues in an inside corridor
  • Bagan: Thatbyinnyu Temple [12th century] | The tallest temple of Bagan
  • Bagan: View of the temples of Bagan
  • Bagan: Young Buddhist monk in a monastery near Bagan
  • Inwa: Before sunrise the monks of the monastery Shwe Kyet Yet begin their walk for collecting alms
  • Inwa: Little monk of Shwe Kyet Yet  monastery collecting alms
  • Mandalay: Buddhist monk watching artist working on a marble Buddha statue
  • Mandalay: Detail of the wooden temple Shwe Nandaw Kyaung
  • Mandalay: Mahamuni Statue inside the Mahamuni Buddha Temple | This statue is believed to be a likeness of Buddha, made during his lifetime
  • Mandalay: Mandalay Palace | A bastion at the palace walls
  • Mandalay: Small pagodas inside the compound of Kuthodaw Pagoda
  • Mingun: Hsinbyume Pagoda [1816] | Buddhist cosmology: The seven wave-like terraces symbolize the seven mountain ridges of the Himalayas, whereas the pagoda itself represents mount Meru
  • Mingun: Hsinbyume Pagoda [1816] | Two boys on the upper terrace
  • Mingun: Old peasant woman sitting on her traditional bed
  • Sagaing: Woman carrying basket on her head and smoking traditional cigar
  • Sagaing: Young Buddhist nuns studying holy scriptures in a nunnery
  • Yangon: Shwedagon Pagoda at night
  • Yangon: Shwedagon Pagoda | A golden figure of Buddha in a shrine under a bodhi tree
  • Yangon: Shwedagon Pagoda | A monk resting in front of the Pavilion of the Chinese Merchants with its 64 Buddha statues
  • Yangon: Shwedagon Pagoda | A monk with flower offerings at dusk
  • Yangon: Shwedagon Pagoda | At sunrise offerings are brought to the Buddha statue of the corresponding day of the week
  • Yangon: Shwedagon Pagoda | In the glow of early morning light
  • Yangon: Shwedagon Pagoda | Statue of the Buddha
  • Yangon: Shwedagon Pagoda | Women sweeping the terrace
  • Yangon: Shwedagon Pagoda

Alle Bilder: © Elmar R. Gruber