Prambanan is one of the largest Hindu temple complexes in South East Asia. Built over a thousand years ago, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is located near the Javanese city… Read More
Itself conceived as one giant stupa, Borobudur is adorned with a further 72 individual stupas, each housing a statue of the Buddha. Each level of the monument represents a level of consciousness on… Read More
Borobudur is a giant Buddhist monument located in central Java, Indonesia. Built over 1,200 years it is in essence a vast stupa, decorated with over 2,000 bas relief panels and 500 individual statues… Read More
Young Muslim ladies. Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Beautiful symmetry and ornate carvings grace the ceilings of the Jain Adinatha Temple in Ranakpur, Rajasthan. See this ceiling in greater detail.
The Golden Temple or Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar, India, is the supreme shrine in Sikhism. Kept within the temple is the Sikh Holy Scripture. In 1984, the temple complex was the site of… Read More
One of the many erotic murals that adorn the walls of the Khajuraho temples. Madhya Pradesh, India.
The view northward from atop the south-west minaret of Delhi’s cavernous Jama Masjid, or Friday Mosque. Only from an elevated position can one truly appreciate how hazy and polluted the atmosphere above Delhi… Read More
Standing at one of the entrances to a Jain temple, Jaisalmer. Rajasthan, India.
Designed by Fariborz Sahba and completed in 1986, it is the largest Baha’i house of worship in the world and a stunning work of modern architecture. Delhi, India.
Women carry devotional effigies down to the shores of Lake Pichola during the Gangaur Festival in Udaipur. Rajasthan, India.
The monumental east gate of the Jama Masjid or Friday Mosque at the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri. Once the capital of Mughal emperor Akbar, the city was abandoned not long after it… Read More
The sensuous curves of one of the many such sculptures in the Khajuraho temple complex. Madhya Pradesh, India.
Women and children gather at the tomb of the 13th century Sufi saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya in south Delhi, India. The tomb is a popular place of pilgrimage for both Hindus and Muslims, an… Read More
Impressive sculptures adorn the interior of one of the temples in the Khajuraho complex, famous for their erotic sculptures. Madhya Pradesh, India.