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Holy wall | by Rob Oo
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Holy wall

Erdene Zuu Monastery, near Kharkhorin and adjacent to the ancient city of Karakorum, part of the Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site, Mongolia.

 

Planners attempted to create a surrounding wall that resembled a Tibetan Buddhist rosary featuring 108 stupas (108 being a sacred number in Buddhism), but this objective was probably never achieved.

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erdene_Zuu_Monastery

 

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Taken on July 20, 2015