Photo of the Day

May 3, 2019

Offering of Light

A couple lights candles as an offering to Buddha in a limestone cave near Mawlamyine, Myanmar. Candles are a common offering in Buddhism, representing gratitude for the light of its teachings. 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 Zay Yar Lin, National Geographic Your Shot

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