Photo of the Day 16 November 2008

Flags on Rooftops, Gyangze, Tibet, 2000
Photograph by Maria Stenzel
Prayer flags adorn the rooftops of houses in Gyangze, Tibet, during Losar, the Tibetan New Year. The flags are printed with the images of deities, prayer texts, or symbols of good fortune and placed where the wind will move through them and carry their blessings across the land.