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Buddhism Stock Photo

Stock Photo Images of Buddhism. This Photographic Collection focuses on images portraying the diversity of Buddhism throughout different countries of the World, concentrating mainly on Asia. Buddhism is a religion to around 300 million people around the world and its origins date back some 2,500 years to the time of Siddhārtha Gautama better known as the Buddha himself who at the tender age of 35 became enlightened hence the word Buddha derives from Buddhi a Sanskrit word meaning ‘to awaken’. More Buddhist Images can be found in the Himalaya Collection

 

Where the population that inhabits the high mountainous terrain of India and Nepal are staunch Buddhists, this permeates the whole region. From Tibetan Prayer Flags fluttering in the wind to Mani Stones carved with the sacred words, ‘Om Mani Padme Hum’ along with high altitude Buddhist Temples located in death defying places!