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Mani Stones - Leh - Ladakh (India)

In the back you can see the Leh palace.­

Mani stones (or Prayer stones) are stones carved with a Tibetan Buddhist mantra or prayer.­ They are often placed on top of long walls, often near Gompas (monasteries).­

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India & Himalayas - May-June 2009
Leh, Jammu and Kashmir, India