Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Swayembhu Nath Stupa

Swayembhu Nath Stupa Kathmandu, Nepal
Swayembhu Nath Stupa Kathmandu, Nepal

Every stupa (Buddhist shrine) in Nepal, there are pairs of eyes staring out from the four sides of the main tower. The mysterious eyes, painted on all four sides of the stupa's spire, represent the eyes of the Buddha and face the four cardinal directions--east, west, north, and south. Read more about Meaning Of Buddha Eyes

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