PHOTO: Novice Monks at Sakya Tharig Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal - Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel

PHOTO: Novice Monks at Sakya Tharig Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal

Novice monks at the Sakya Tharig Monastery near the UNESCO World Heritage Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal

Click on title to view photo in large format: Novice monks at the Sakya Tharig Monastery near the UNESCO World Heritage Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal. The youngsters stopped cleaning a courtyard of tumbled bricks and debris long enough to pose for a photo. Their serious expressions changed into broad grins when I showed them the photo on my camera’s display. The Sakya Tharig Monastery was built in 1969 by Tibetan Monks who fled from the 1959 invasion of Tibet by Chinese forces.

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