The silence of Beijing

Xavier, FR
0715 The silence of Beijing

You can find plenty of Buddhist temples in China. One of my favorite stays the Lama Temple (雍和宫) in Beijing. In there, life seems different than the scary hubbub of the city, and time just stops for a while. Beyond the touristic area, it stays a central place for prayer. This Chinese lady, as other Buddhists, fire some incense and pray while kneeling on the ground

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4 thoughts on “The silence of Beijing

  1. I like the incense smoke rising in the sky that highlights the atmosphere of prayer in this picture.