The Faithful

Challenge #4 in the Telling the Story series. Hosted by CharlesB58.
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Everyone has faith in someone or something. Even atheists have faith that their beliefs are valid. In this challenge, share photos which portray faith or belief in a Higher Power or Powers (or even the lack thereof). Images must include people: symbols, artwork or buildings alone will be disqualified. Please read the additional rules for more details.
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It was snowing. 2 young Tibetans were making 'long kowtow' --- fully lay down his body until face touched ground (note the color of his nose). By their body in this way, they will measure every inch of hundreds miles from their home village to Budala Palace, Lhasa and more holy temples, mountains and lakes. The trip of pilgrimage would take months or, probably, years. Nobody can make even a single miles without the strongest belief, which you can find in the eyes of the young man.
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Submitted: Monday, 19th October, 2009 13:09 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 12th October, 2008
Focal length: 400 mm
Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 200
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