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Joy is paying homage to the monk!

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Joy is paying homage to the monk!
(Pic taken at a Burmese temple in Sravasti, India. December, 2oo7)

Sravasti otherwise known as Savatthi is an ancient capital of the kingdom of Kosala. The ruler, King Pasernadi is a lay disciple of Buddha and the capital is thus famous for its long association with the Buddha's ministry. Today, besides ancient ruins from Buddha's time, contemporary Buddhist temples from different countries can be found here.

Joy is reading a holy text!

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Joy is reading a holy text!

(Pic taken at Deer Park in Sarnath, India. December, 2007)

It is here at Sarnath that Buddha delivered his first sermon and the wheel was turned...