Peace at Heart

By: Kamakshi

Jun 21 2011

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Category: Landscapes

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Aperture:f/5.6
Focal Length:18mm
ISO:200
Shutter:1/1250 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 550D

One of the most beautiful, monasteries in India, this one is called as the Golden Temple, at Kushal Nagar at Coorg, Karnataka. The peaks are said to be set in gold, and as local folklore suggests, the land was gifted to the Tibetan refugee monks as a gesture of goodwill. The area houses prayer houses, schools and a hospital to treat the resident monks. A very peaceful place to visit indeed!

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7 comments on “Peace at Heart”

  1. it looks beautiful

  2. I have been to this place…
    i think i have never been so much at peace!!! 🙂 nice click…

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