Photo of the Day

June 7, 2019

Buddha's Tooth

The Swe Taw Myat Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar, was built to house a tooth that is purportedly from the mouth of Buddha. Worshippers can come to the temple to pay homage, and Your Shot photographer Yamaoka Chiko says that newly married couples pray here for a long life of happiness. 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 Yamaoka Chiko, National Geographic Your Shot

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