Here are some of my favorite photographs from around the world, all taken by me. Geographically yours, D.J.Z.
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Call it an umbrella or a parasol. Either way, it creates a harbor of refuge from the rain and sun. That's what Buddhism offers, too. In the Indian tradition, the umbrella is also a symbol of nobility. What other symbolism is evident here?