Buddhism as a decoration Asia

• Buddhism as the Asian decoration

Photographer Jeremy Horner (Jeremy Horner) visited 16 Asian nations, whose population professes Buddhism. Their bright colors and beautiful places of worship continent must, including the religion. In October of this year in San Francisco will be released photo book, which will be presented to the stunning work of Horner.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

The monks demonstrating martial art of kung fu around the Buddhist Shaolin Temple in Zhengzhou, China.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

Buddhist monks at the annual ceremony near the temple of Wat Phra Dhammakaya north of Bangkok, Thailand. Temple is the spiritual center of the Buddhist movement Dhammakaya founded in 1970.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

The Potala Palace in Lhasa, China. In the past, the palace served as the winter residence of the Dalai Lama.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

A Buddhist monk prays at the temple in Amarapura, Myanmar.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

A monk on a pilgrimage to kyaiktiyo pagoda, also called golden stone in Myanmar.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

The monks of the Gelugpa school of Buddhism in traditional headdresses near the Labrang Monastery in Tibet.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

Buddhist monks near the Labrang Monastery in China. Once in the monastery, founded in 1709, lived for more than 4 thousand monks, but today their number is about 1,500.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon is one of the oldest stupas in the world. Her age has about 2600 years.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

Bridge U Bein Bridge across the lake Tauntome in Amarapura, Myanmar, is considered the oldest teak bridge in the world. It was built in 1850.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

Jokhang Temple - the holiest site in Tibetan Buddhism. The temple attracts thousands of pilgrims. The woman in the photo - one of them.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

The Buddhist temple of Wat Mai in Luang Prabang, Laos.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

Buddha statue near Wat Si Chhum in Thailand. Visitors can take a look at the statue through a narrow opening in the wall of the temple.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

Each year, the villagers make the pilgrimage to the temple of Punakha Dzong in Bhutan, where the religious festival with Buddhist rituals and dances.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

The monks returned to class after the changes in the monastery Simtokha Dzong near Thimphu, Bhutan.

Buddhism as a decoration Asia

Shrouded in mist Buddhist stupa in Pagan, Myanmar.