Photo-essay: THE LOCATION OF ENLIGHTENMENT

by Kimberly Poppe | 25-04-2015

Bodhgaya is the place where Siddhartha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree over 2500 years ago. It is the most sacred place of pilgrimage for Buddhists from all over the world.

Here are some photographic impressions from a recent pilgrimage by Kimberly Poppe.

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Author: Kimberly Poppe

Author: Kimberly Poppe

Kimberly Poppe was born in the United States but has lived in Europe for the last 15 years. A long-term student of Tibetan Buddhism and a meditation teacher as well as a photographer, her work has been greatly influenced and inspired by The Practice of Contemplative Photography by Andy Karr and Michael Wood. Kimberly's photographs can be found in private collections around the world.