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temple guardians

many temples in Nepal have guardians - stone statues that line the steps leading up into the temple. It is said that each temple guardian is ten times stronger than the one on the level below, and the goddess inside the temple is 100 times stronger than the last guardian...


These guardians stand beside the steps of the Siddhi Lakshmi Temple in Bhaktapur


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Taken on May 3, 2007