Monthly Archives: January 2013

Faces Of Mabul (Monotone)

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Perarakan Maulidur Rasul di Kota Kinabalu 2013

“WASATIYYAH TONGGAK KESATUAN UMMAH”

Ketibaan TYT Datuk Seri Panglima Hj Juhar Hj Mahiruddin

Ketibaan TYT Datuk Seri Panglima Hj Juhar Hj Mahiruddin

TYT Datuk Seri Panglima Hj Juhar Hj Mahiruddin & Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Musa bin Haji Aman

Jabatan Bomba & Penyelamat Negeri Sabah

Perarakan Menuju Ke Masjid Negeri Sabah

Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM), Sabah

Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM), Sabah

Petronas

Jabatan Pertanian Sabah

Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)

Jabatan Penjara Malaysia

Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu

It was Day 9 of our amazing journey at Nepal. We leave Syafru Bensi early in the morning and reach back at Kathmandu around 2pm. After we had our lunch, we decided to go to Boudhanath Stupa as suggested by Wazari Wazir.

“Boudhanath (Devnagari: बौद्धनाथ) (also called BoudhaBouddhanath or Baudhanath or the Khāsa Caitya) is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu(Yambu), Nepal. It is known as Khāsti in Nepal Bhasa Jyarung Khasyor in Tamang language or as Bauddha by modern speakers of Nepali.[1] Located about 11 km (6.8 mi) from the center and northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, the stupa’s massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal.[2]

The Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath dominates the skyline. The ancient Stupa is one of the largest in the world. The influx of large populations of refugees from Tibet has seen the construction of over 50 Tibetan Gompas (Monasteries) around Boudhanath. As of 1979, Boudhanath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along with Swayambhunath, it is one of the most popular tourist sites in the Kathmandu area.

The Stupa is on the ancient trade route from Tibet which enters the Kathmandu Valley by the village of Sankhu in the northeast corner, passes by Boudnath Stupa to the ancient and smaller stupa of Cā-bahī (often called ‘Little Boudnath’). It then turns directly south, heading over the Bagmati river to Patan – thus bypassing the main city of Kathmandu (which was a later foundation).[1] Tibetan merchants have rested and offered prayers here for many centuries. When refugees entered Nepal from Tibet in the 1950s, many decided to live around Bouddhanath. The Stupa is said to entomb the remains of Kassapa Buddha.” – Wikipedia

Boudhanath Stupa

Boudhanath Stupa

Boudhanath Stupa

Lady at praying Boudhanath Stupa

Lady at Boudhanath Stupa

Boudhanath Stupa

 

“To Travel Is To Discover That Everyone Is Wrong About Other Countries” – Aldous Huxley

Sunrise Sunset – Steve McCurry

2013 First Sunrise Of The Year Taken From Mengkabong, Tuaran (Timelapse)

Happy New Year 2013 to all of you, may this year bring full of joy, adventures, suprises, and healthy.

Timelapse photography is what i like to do in photography years ago but unable to do it because of limited time and necessary tool. I hope i will be able to do more timelapse this year, not just limited to sunrise and sunset. Meanwhile, i hope you enjoy my first timelapse of the year taken on the 1st January, 1st Sunrise at Mengkabong year 2013 , Jalan Sulaman, Tuaran.

 

 

 

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