Boy at the Stupa
Boy at the Stupa

A boy stands near a Buddhist Stupa at the top of the village. Phalut, West Bengal, India. 2007.

Mantra
Mantra

Village elder chanting Buddhist mantras. Dingboche, Nepal. 2007.

The Fields
The Fields

A girl tending her families field, near Phakding, Nepal. 2007.

Thirst
Thirst

A older villager returning from a days works. Machhapuchhare trail, Nepal. 2007.

At Play
At Play

Young village girl playing. Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal. 2007.

Repairs
Repairs

A man rebuilding his house. Darjeeling. 2007.

Playground
Playground

A child playing on an abandoned Military Land Rover. Sikkim, India. A small state in northwest India, bordered by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. 2007.
 

Porter
Porter

Annapurna mountain porter, Annapurna Conservation Area, Nepal. 2007.

Village Girl
Village Girl

A young girl playing in the shade, Langtang National Park, Nepal. 2007.

Brother & Sister
Brother & Sister

A young girl carrying her brother home. Yuksom, Sikkim - India. 2007.

Guest House
Guest House

Our guest house owner, near Puranchour, Nepal. 2007.

Toys
Toys

A young boy, playing alone with his mothers pots and pans. On the trainl to Everest, Namche Bazar - Nepal. 2007.

 

Alone
Alone

A elderly lady, sat alone on a quiet street corner. Leh, Jammu and Kashmir, India. 2007.

Waiting
Waiting

A girl watching her father restore a temple in Ladakh. Serzang Temple, Leh - India. 2007.

A Telling Off
A Telling Off

A mischievous youngster teasing a gaggle of trekkers. Dingboche, Nepal. 2007.

The Farmer
The Farmer

Farmer in the Annapurna National Park, walking to his fields. Chumming village, 2007.

Luella Youth
Luella Youth

A young boy playing outside a guest house. Lukla is a town in the Khumbu area of the Solukhumbu District in the Sagarmatha Zone of north-eastern Nepal. A popular departure point for the journey to Mount Everest. 2007.

Sadhu
Sadhu

In Hinduism, a sādhu (Sanskrit sādhu, "good; good man, holy man") is a religious ascetic or holy person. Although the vast majority of sādhus are yogīs, not all yogīs are sādhus however. Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal. 2007.

Legally Dead
Legally Dead

Living as a sadhu is a difficult lifestyle. Sadhus are considered to be dead unto themselves, and legally dead to the country of India. As a ritual, they may be required to attend their own funeral before following a guru for many years, serving him by doing menial tasks until acquiring the necessary experience to leave his leadership. The Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal. 2007.

Yak
Yak

A Nepalese yak. Langtang. 2007.

Boy at the Stupa
Mantra
The Fields
Thirst
At Play
Repairs
Playground
Porter
Village Girl
Brother & Sister
Guest House
Toys
Alone
Waiting
A Telling Off
The Farmer
Luella Youth
Sadhu
Legally Dead
Yak
Boy at the Stupa

A boy stands near a Buddhist Stupa at the top of the village. Phalut, West Bengal, India. 2007.

Mantra

Village elder chanting Buddhist mantras. Dingboche, Nepal. 2007.

The Fields

A girl tending her families field, near Phakding, Nepal. 2007.

Thirst

A older villager returning from a days works. Machhapuchhare trail, Nepal. 2007.

At Play

Young village girl playing. Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal. 2007.

Repairs

A man rebuilding his house. Darjeeling. 2007.

Playground

A child playing on an abandoned Military Land Rover. Sikkim, India. A small state in northwest India, bordered by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. 2007.
 

Porter

Annapurna mountain porter, Annapurna Conservation Area, Nepal. 2007.

Village Girl

A young girl playing in the shade, Langtang National Park, Nepal. 2007.

Brother & Sister

A young girl carrying her brother home. Yuksom, Sikkim - India. 2007.

Guest House

Our guest house owner, near Puranchour, Nepal. 2007.

Toys

A young boy, playing alone with his mothers pots and pans. On the trainl to Everest, Namche Bazar - Nepal. 2007.

 

Alone

A elderly lady, sat alone on a quiet street corner. Leh, Jammu and Kashmir, India. 2007.

Waiting

A girl watching her father restore a temple in Ladakh. Serzang Temple, Leh - India. 2007.

A Telling Off

A mischievous youngster teasing a gaggle of trekkers. Dingboche, Nepal. 2007.

The Farmer

Farmer in the Annapurna National Park, walking to his fields. Chumming village, 2007.

Luella Youth

A young boy playing outside a guest house. Lukla is a town in the Khumbu area of the Solukhumbu District in the Sagarmatha Zone of north-eastern Nepal. A popular departure point for the journey to Mount Everest. 2007.

Sadhu

In Hinduism, a sādhu (Sanskrit sādhu, "good; good man, holy man") is a religious ascetic or holy person. Although the vast majority of sādhus are yogīs, not all yogīs are sādhus however. Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal. 2007.

Legally Dead

Living as a sadhu is a difficult lifestyle. Sadhus are considered to be dead unto themselves, and legally dead to the country of India. As a ritual, they may be required to attend their own funeral before following a guru for many years, serving him by doing menial tasks until acquiring the necessary experience to leave his leadership. The Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal. 2007.

Yak

A Nepalese yak. Langtang. 2007.

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