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the Shiva Tree Temple in Kauai, Hawaii
December 3, 2015

Supreme Sunlight

After spending time meditating at the Kauai Hindu Monastery in Hawaii, Your Shot member Andrew Hara came across this tucked-away statue of Shiva, one of the trinity of Hindu deities. “I ... [found] a hidden space where the statue of Shiva was gloriously placed under a glowing understory,” Hara writes. “I waited for the sunlight to shift through the tree canopy to bring out the glowing luster on the statue and surrounding space." Hara’s shot was recently featured in the Daily Dozen. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community where members can take part in photo assignments, get expert feedback, be published, and more. Join now >>
Photograph by Andrew Hara, National Geographic Your Shot

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