Photo Of The Day – Lively Monk Debates In Bhutan

Title: Lively Monk Debates In Bhutan

Location: Jakar, Bhumthang Valley, Bhutan, Asia

Description: The monk debates in Jakar, Bhutan, are a lively spectacle. For our tour group, it was lucky happenstance to be at the monastery the day of the debates as there is no formal schedule. Having a knowledgable guide helps a lot too.

One monk stands and one sits and they debate different sides of Buddhist teachings. Then the roles are reversed. It’s meant to teach detachment and it’s a fun event to experience.

Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Lens: Canon 28-300mm L
ISO: 1000
Focal Length: 190mm
Aperture: f/29
Shutter Speed: .5 seconds
Altitude: 8639′

Photograph Copyright 2011 Peter West Carey. Image Available For Commercial Licensing (email).
Prints of this image are available here if you want professional quality shipped to your home.

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