Category Archives: Spain

Town on the rock – Ronda, Andalusia, Spain – photo gallery

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Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain
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Town on the rock Ronda Andalusia Spain Town on the rock Ronda Andalusia Spain
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Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain
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Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Andalusian mountains Spain Andalusian mountains Spain
Entrance to Gift Shop in Ronda Andalucia Spain Entrance to Gift Shop in Ronda Andalucia Spain
Church tower Ronda Andalusia Spain Church tower Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain
Night street scene Ronda Andalusia Spain Night street scene Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Old bridge Ronda Andalusia Spain Old bridge Ronda Andalusia Spain
Puerta de Carlos V Ronda Malaga Province Andalucia Andalusia Spain Puerta de Carlos V Ronda Malaga Province Andalucia Andalusia Spain
Puerta de Carlos V Ronda Malaga Province Andalucia Andalusia Spain Puerta de Carlos V Ronda Malaga Province Andalucia Andalusia Spain
Moorish baths in Ronda Andalusia Spain Moorish baths in Ronda Andalusia Spain
Moorish baths in Ronda Andalusia Spain Moorish baths in Ronda Andalusia Spain
Moorish baths in Ronda Andalusia Spain Moorish baths in Ronda Andalusia Spain
Olive trees Ronda Andalusia Spain Olive trees Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Hermit stone refugee building Ronda Andalusia Spain Hermit stone refugee building Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda huge 18 century Puente Nuevo Bridge and gorge of the Rio Guadalevin Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Ronda Andalusia Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Oldest bullfight arena in Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain Oldest bullfight arena in Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Oldest bullfight arena in Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain Oldest bullfight arena in Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Oldest bullfight arena in Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain Oldest bullfight arena in Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Oldest bullfight arena in Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain Oldest bullfight arena in Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
Oldest bullfight arena in Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain Oldest bullfight arena in Spain Ronda Andalusia Spain
View on local fields seen from Ronda Andalusia Spain View on local fields seen from Ronda Andalusia Spain

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Town carved in the rock – Setenil de las Bodegas, Andalusia, Spain – photo gallery

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Church Bell Setenil de las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Church Bell Setenil de las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Catherdral Setenil de las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Catherdral Setenil de las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Setenil de las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Setenil de las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
White houses of Setenil de las biodegas, Andalusia, Spain White houses of Setenil de las biodegas, Andalusia, Spain
Setenil de las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Setenil de las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Setenil de las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Setenil de las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Setenil de las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Setenil de las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Olive trees above Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Olive trees above Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Jesus inside church of the Encarnacion Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Jesus inside church of the Encarnacion Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Holy Virgin Inside church of the Encarnacion Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Holy Virgin Inside church of the Encarnacion Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Inside church of the Encarnacion Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Inside church of the Encarnacion Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Inside church of the Encarnacion Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Inside church of the Encarnacion Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Inside church of the Encarnacion Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Inside church of the Encarnacion Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Inside church of the Encarnacion Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Inside church of the Encarnacion Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Moorish castle in Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Moorish castle in Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain
Hairy cat Setenil Andalusia Spain Hairy cat Setenil Andalusia Spain
Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain Setenil de Las Bodegas Andalusia Spain

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Malaga, Andalusia, Spain – photo gallery

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Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalusia Costa Del Sol Spain Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalusia Costa Del Sol Spain
Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain
Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain
Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain
Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain
Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain
Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain
Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain
Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain
Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain Castle Alcazaba Malaga Andalucia Costa Del Sol Spain
Row of palm trees in Malaga Andalusia Spain Row of palm trees in Malaga Andalusia Spain
Malaga Andalusia Spain Malaga Andalusia Spain
Interiors of central market in Malaga Andalusia Spain Interiors of central market in Malaga Andalusia Spain
Interiors of central market in Malaga Andalusia Spain Interiors of central market in Malaga Andalusia Spain
Interiors of central market in Malaga Andalusia Spain Interiors of central market in Malaga Andalusia Spain
Interiors of central market in Malaga Andalusia Spain Interiors of central market in Malaga Andalusia Spain
Interiors of central market in Malaga Andalusia Spain Interiors of central market in Malaga Andalusia Spain
Interiors of central market in Malaga Andalusia Spain Interiors of central market in Malaga Andalusia Spain
Muslim butchers stands in central market Malaga Andalusia Spain Muslim butchers stands in central market Malaga Andalusia Spain
Malaga Andalusia Spain Malaga Andalusia Spain
Malaga Andalusia Spain Malaga Andalusia Spain
Malaga Andalusia Spain Malaga Andalusia Spain
Malaga Andalusia Spain Malaga Andalusia Spain
Statue of toreador Malaga Andalusia Spain Statue of toreador Malaga Andalusia Spain
Malaga Andalusia Spain Malaga Andalusia Spain
Mosaic showing different aspect of life Malaga Andalusia Spain Mosaic showing different aspect of life Malaga Andalusia Spain
Mosaic showing different aspect of life Malaga Andalusia Spain Mosaic showing different aspect of life Malaga Andalusia Spain
Malaga Andalusia Spain Malaga Andalusia Spain

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Scenes from Benalmadena, Costa Del Sol, Andalusia, Spain – photo gallery

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Coastial resort houses near Benalmadena malaga district Andalusia Spain Coastial resort houses near Benalmadena malaga district Andalusia Spain
Coastal resort houses near Benalmadena Malaga district Andalusia Spain Coastal resort houses near Benalmadena Malaga district Andalusia Spain
Ceramic plate with sea cliffs and house name and number in coastial resort houses Andalusia Spain Ceramic plate with sea cliffs and house name and number in coastial resort houses Andalusia Spain
Castillo de Colomares Benalmadena Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain Castillo de Colomares Benalmadena Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain
Castillo de Colomares Benalmadena Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain Castillo de Colomares Benalmadena Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain
Castillo de Colomares Benalmadena Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain Castillo de Colomares Benalmadena Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain
Castillo de Colomares Benalmadena Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain Castillo de Colomares Benalmadena Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain
Castillo de Colomares Benalmadena Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain Castillo de Colomares Benalmadena Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain
Castillo de Colomares from above Benalmadena Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain Castillo de Colomares from above Benalmadena Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain
Christian Roman Catholic ceramic mosaic showing Holy Virgin in Benalmadena Pueblo Malaga District Andalusia Spai Christian Roman Catholic ceramic mosaic showing Holy Virgin in Benalmadena Pueblo Malaga District Andalusia Spai
Green plant shop in Benalmadena Pueblo Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain Green plant shop in Benalmadena Pueblo Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain
Narrow street with white buildings in Benalmadena Pueblo Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain Narrow street with white buildings in Benalmadena Pueblo Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain
Red metal detail of bird ornament bars in window Benalmadena Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain Red metal detail of bird ornament bars in window Benalmadena Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain
Narrow street with white buildings in Benalmadena Pueblo Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain Narrow street with white buildings in Benalmadena Pueblo Malaga District Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain
Close up of door and balcony in Benalmadena street Andalusia Spain Close up of door and balcony in Benalmadena street Andalusia Spain
Palm trees in square in Benalmadena Andalucia Spain Palm trees in square in Benalmadena Andalucia Spain
A man with hawk Benalmadena Andalucia Spain A man with hawk Benalmadena Andalucia Spain
A man with hawk Benalmadena Andalucia Spain A man with hawk Benalmadena Andalucia Spain
hawk flying over heads of people Benalmadena Andalucia Spain hawk flying over heads of people Benalmadena Andalucia Spain
Close up of hawk face Close up of hawk face
Benalmadena city and port from above Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain Benalmadena city and port from above Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain
Surface excavation for extracting stones near Benalmadena Andalusia Spain Surface excavation for extracting stones near Benalmadena Andalusia Spain
A scenic serpent road in mountains from above near Benalmadena Andalucia Spain A scenic serpent road in mountains from above near Benalmadena Andalucia Spain
Mountain vegetaton near benalmadena Andalucia Spain Mountain vegetaton near benalmadena Andalucia Spain
Close up of Mountain vegetaton near benalmadena Andalucia Spain Close up of Mountain vegetaton near benalmadena Andalucia Spain
White owl eating meat White owl eating meat
Close up of hawk Close up of hawk
Owl Owl
A man sitting in sanctuary looking in space and sea A man sitting in sanctuary looking in space and sea
closeup of foal face near his mother Equus caballus closeup of foal face near his mother Equus caballus
Close up of donkey Equus asinus Close up of donkey Equus asinus
Castillo Bil Bil in Benalmadena Andalusia Spain Castillo Bil Bil in Benalmadena Andalusia Spain
Sailing boats on the Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain Sailing boats on the Costa Del Sol Andalusia Spain
Moorish bas relief Castillo Bil Bil in Benalmadena Andalusia Spain Moorish bas relief Castillo Bil Bil in Benalmadena Andalusia Spain
Castillo Bil Bil in Benalmadena Andalusia Spain Castillo Bil Bil in Benalmadena Andalusia Spain
Interior of Castillo Bil Bil in Benalmadena Andalusia Spain Interior of Castillo Bil Bil in Benalmadena Andalusia Spain
Moorish soldier statue Castillo Bil Bil in Benalmadena Andalusia Spain Moorish soldier statue Castillo Bil Bil in Benalmadena Andalusia Spain
Face close up of Moorish soldier statue Castillo Bil Bil in Benalmadena Andalusia Spain Face close up of Moorish soldier statue Castillo Bil Bil in Benalmadena Andalusia Spain
Castillo Bil Bil in Benalmadena Andalusia Spain Castillo Bil Bil in Benalmadena Andalusia Spain
A heavy clouds on Fuengirola Costa Del Soul Andalusia Spain A heavy clouds on Fuengirola Costa Del Soul Andalusia Spain
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Cham, Tibetan Buddhist Lama Mask Dance during Inauguration of Enlightenment Stupa, Benalmadena, Andalusia, Spain

 

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Skeleton dance

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Skeleton dance

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Skeleton dance

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Largest stupa in Europe, Benalmadena, Andalusia, Spain

 

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enlightenment_Stupa_in_Benalmadena

“The Enlightenment Stupa is the largest Stupa in Europe, measuring 108 feet or 33 metres high. It was inaugurated on the 5th October 2003, and was the final project of the great Buddhist Master Lopon Tsechu Rinpoche. It is situated in Benalmádena, Málaga in the Andalusian region of southern Spain, overlooking the Costa del Sol.”

Here you can find some pictures of  Benalmadena stupa:

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Stupa during the sunset

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Stupa from above

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Stupa from Benalmadena outskirts

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Stupa from Benalmadena outskirts

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Stupa from Benalmadena outskirts

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Stupa from roadside

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Stupa’s parasol

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Stupa of Enlightenment in Benalmadena

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Stupa of Enlightenment in Benalmadena

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Stupa of Enlightenment in Benalmadena

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Stupa of Enlightenment in Benalmadena

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Stupa of Enlightenment in Benalmadena

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Prayer flags

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Stupa and prayer flags

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Inauguration of the largest stupa in Europe, Benalmadena, Andalusia, Spain

 

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enlightenment_Stupa_in_Benalmadena

“The Enlightenment Stupa is the largest Stupa in Europe, measuring 108 feet or 33 metres high. It was inaugurated on the 5th October 2003, and was the final project of the great Buddhist Master Lopon Tsechu Rinpoche. It is situated in Benalmádena, Málaga in the Andalusian region of southern Spain, overlooking the Costa del Sol.”

Here you can find some pictures from Benalmadena stupa inauguration:

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Crane helps a lot for preparation stage.

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Digging and flattering ground around stupa

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Buddhist parking girl :)

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Monks from Nepal and stupa of enlightenment

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First ceremony starts

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Monk with drum circumambulating stupa

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Monks with horns circumambulating stupa

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Mandala inside the stupa

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Mandala detail

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Stupa’s prayer flags against blue sky

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Night fire puja begins

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Night fire puja

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Night fire puja

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Night fire puja

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Night fire puja

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Night fire puja

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Official ceremony begins

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Monks with long horns

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First Kora (stupa  circumambulation) starts!            

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Kora

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Before initiation

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Initiation and mudras’

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Monks waiting in line for the blessing

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Birds flying in

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Fire ceremony

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Fire ceremony

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Tormas

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Behind the stupa

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Yellow strings from the stupa for the blessings

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Yellow strings from the stupa for the blessings

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Yellow strings from the stupa for the blessings

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Yellow strings from the stupa for the blessings

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Yellow strings from the stupa for the blessing

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Yellow strings from the stupa for the blessing

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