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).
For more information about Mani stones, read the Wikipedia article:
Photos taken during a 7-week, 7000 Km motorcycle tour across parts of India (Delhi, Rajasthan, Ladakh, Kashmir, Jammu and more) in May-June 2009.