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alextreadway Pit stop on the trail. This is a great little spot above Pangboche that most people miss as they race through with their heads down on the way to Everest Base Camp. Everest is the distant peak on the left. #natgeocreative #everest #nepal #khumbu #nepalhimalayas #mountains #himalayas #chortens #nuptse #pangboche 1y

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kaushalkadel #Nepal natural beauty#UpperMustang#Chortens decorated by red and white clay. 2mon

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fotojoys Chasing chortens in the late afternoon light up the mountains in Muktinath, Nepal, around 3800m. The air is thin at this altitude so we ran out of breath easily trying to get to the chortens but it was well worth it. #chortens #muktinath #afternoonlight #nepal #cloudporn #canon_photos #ig_nepal #instaclouds #instatravel #ig_worldclub #ig_energy_bnw #landscape #landscapelovers #fotojoystravels #theworldshotz #postcardsfromtheworld #tv_travel #travelgram #travelphotography #youmustsee 3mon

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responsibleadventures #chortens at #Kapan monastery.
A day out with an old friend to Kapan, #kathmandu. There are several #Buddhist #Monasteries there.

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http://responsibleadventures.com/
4mon

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tshewangrinzin_ In the #Himalayan world it symbolizes #Buddha's mind and is #sacred. As a sign of #respect and to gain #merits, a #stupa (Chorten) should be circumambulated in #clockwise direction. There are eight kinds of #chortens. All chortens contain #religious #relics and they are #consecrated. 4mon

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gogzcampnou #Chortens#ladakh#landoflamas#heaven... Photo credit sista (lamolay) 6mon

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  •   nomadteamerchant Cupping 'gems' from the top of the world. If these teas had their own #chortens to flag or stone, they would be covered. 6mon

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