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Tibet-5447 - Dharma Wheel

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Jokhang Monastery - Dharma Wheel, the eight spokes represent the Noble Eightfold Path of Buddhism. They are said to have sharp edges to cut through ignorance. All Buddhists agree that the first turning of the wheel occurred when the Buddha taught the five ascetics at the Deer Park in Sarnath, because of this, a Dharmacakra is often seen with a deer on each side. Lhasa, Tibet

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Taken on November 16, 2006