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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

  

 

 

  Tibetan Buddhism

 

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Tibetan Buddhist monks and novices at a temple near the Bodnath Stupa in Kathmandu (fig.), chanting (fig.) from their Buddhist canon.

 

In ancient times, Buddhist manuscripts were usually written on palm leaves trimmed into long sheets (fig.), today they may be printed.

 

  Tibetan Buddhism

 

  Tibetan Buddhism

 

Tibetan Buddhist clergymen wear typical wine-coloured to purple robes, mixed with yellowish to orange under-garments (fig.).