<p><br> In Kathmandu, the devout light oil lamps at Boudhanath, a stupa patterned on a mandala design. Buddhists walk around the sacred monuments clockwise, the same direction a prayer wheel spins.</p>

Boudhanath Temple, Kathmandu


In Kathmandu, the devout light oil lamps at Boudhanath, a stupa patterned on a mandala design. Buddhists walk around the sacred monuments clockwise, the same direction a prayer wheel spins.

Photograph by Alison Wright

Nepal Photos

See photos of Nepal (including Kathmandu, the Himalaya, Mustang, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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