Travel Photo Gallery - Buddhist Sikkim, India

Buddhist Sikkim

Sikkim is an Indian state nestled in the Himalayas. It is the least populous state in India and the second-smallest in area after Goa. The thumb-shaped state borders Nepal in the west, Tibet to the north and the east and Bhutan in the southeast. Despite its small area, Sikkim is geographically diverse due to its location in the Himalayas. The climate ranges from subtropical to high alpine. Hinduism is the major religion in the state, followed by Buddhism. Sikkim has 75 monasteries, the oldest dating back to the 1700s.

Equipment: Nikon D700, Nikon 17-35mm/f2.8, Nikon 50/f1.8, Nikon 80-200 f/2.8 D

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Buddhist Monk, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Buddhist Monk

Bhutia Woman, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Bhutia Woman

Buddhist Monk, Enchey Monastery, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Buddhist Monk, Enchey..

Butter Lamps Offerings, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Butter Lamps Offerings

Praying Wheel, Pemayangtse Gompa, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Praying Wheel,..

Prayer Flags, Enchey Monastery, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Prayer Flags, Enchey..

Stupa Near Pemayangtse Gompa, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Stupa Near Pemayangtse..

Window Of Prayer Hall, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Window Of Prayer Hall

Pemayangtse Monastery, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Pemayangtse Monastery

Bhutia Women, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Bhutia Women

Bhutia Woman, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Bhutia Woman

Cutting Bamboo Tree, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Cutting Bamboo Tree

Sikkim River, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Sikkim River

Rice Fields, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Rice Fields

Bamboo Trees, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Bamboo Trees

Rice Fields, Buddhist Sikkim, India

Rice Fields