Photo of the Day 10 October 2008

Buddhist Pilgrims, Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, Tibet, 2000
Photograph by Maria Stenzel
Pilgrims pray outside Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, Tibet. Inside this massive temple are some of Buddhism's most important icons, including the famed Jowo Rinpoche statue—a seated Buddha installed when Buddhism was adopted by Tibetan royalty in the seventh century.