Sunset in Rangoon.
Sunset from the plaza of the Schwedegon Pagoda, Rangoon, Burma.
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Schwedegon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar
The plaza surrounding the pagoda was thronged with visitors celebrating the 2,600 year anniversary of this pagoda. Sunset.
Monk at the Schwedegon pagoda.
Apparently, monks take photographs. They are very friendly and eager to speak with foreigners and love to practice their English.
Hundreds of smaller stupas surround the central Schwedegon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar. This year marks its 2,600 year anniversary celebration. It is the respository of 8 hairs of the Buddha, and is one of Buddhisms major holy temples. A must do in Yangon.
Sitting with the Buddhas
Pilgrims rest with some of the hundreds of images of the Buddha surrounding the main stupa of the Schwedegon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.
Class photo time
New monks get their class picture taken.
By Lisa Hubbert