In response to the September 11 tragedies, twenty Buddhist monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery constructed a sand mandala (sacred painting) at the Sackler in 2002. This seven-foot-square mandala, one of the largest ever created in the West, was offered for the healing and protection of America.
Learn more about this project and Tibetan mandalas.
Monks in the southern province of Tra Vinh’s Khmer pagoda Kom Pong Chray carrying a large stone - photographer Tran Viet Van
The cute little monk in Xichan Temple, Fuzhou, southeast China’s Fujian Province.
A Buddhist prays as people lay flowers and light candles in front of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kiev on July 18, 2014, a day after a Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in eastern Ukraine.
Credit: Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images
Buddhist Masked Monks in the Himalayas, by Rahul Barman, Gangtok, Sikkim, India
Siam, pays des merveilles, de Rudolf Wening, photographies de Michael Wolgensinger, Silva, Zurich, 1959.
Zurich, Editions Silva 1967