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March 14, 2019

Mountain Meditation

A Buddhist monk plays a traditional horn in Ladakh, India. "Much of a Buddhist monk’s day is filled with prayer, meditation, and chanting," explains Your Shot photographer Michael Maher. "Often Buddhist prayers are accompanied by monks playing Tibetan horns, encrusted with silver, gold, coral and turquoise ornaments." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Michael Maher, National Geographic Your Shot
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