Prayer Flags over Tibet
oil on linen
Whenever one reaches the top of a high pass in Tibet, the Gods are thanked with the call "The Gods are Great" (in Tibetan of course. In thanks stones are piles on top of each other and prayer flags hung. And one looks back at the beauty of the country. This paintings is from a pass on the road between Kathmandu and Lhasa.
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