37 Impressive Photos of Buddhist Monks

The bright colours that Buddhist monks wear often mean you can get a great opportunity for a portrait if you’re in the right place at the right time. These photographers were and by having a great subject combined with more than a little skill, they were able to get some great photographs. Use them as inspiration for your own portraits.

Monksphoto © 2008 Sukanto Debnath | more info (via: Wylio)

A Buddha in the Rainphoto © 2009 Hartwig HKD | more info (via: Wylio)

lil monksphoto © 2007 Sukanto Debnath | more info (via: Wylio)

Asia } Myanmar/Burma } Nov 2010photo © 2011 Edson Walker | more info (via: Wylio)

a little monk among many othersphoto © 2007 Sukanto Debnath | more info (via: Wylio)

Monk (woman), Angkor Wat / Cambodia, Siem Reapphoto © 2007 flydime | more info (via: Wylio)

Two initiate monks, Tharlam Monastery, Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepalphoto © 2007 Wonderlane | more info (via: Wylio)

agent orangephoto © 2009 Elia Scudiero | more info (via: Wylio)

Bhutanphoto © 2008 Steve Evans | more info (via: Wylio)

Songzhanlin Temple, Shangri-la (Yunnan)photo © 2008 Edwin Lee | more info (via: Wylio)

monks IIIphoto © 2008 telmo32 | more info (via: Wylio)

Very happy Tibetan Buddhist Monk holding ritual blindfold during Lamdre, Tharlam Monastery, Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepalphoto © 2007 Wonderlane | more info (via: Wylio)

Monky talkphoto © 2007 Mark Rowland | more info (via: Wylio)

Lonely Monksphoto © 2006 Matt Murphy | more info (via: Wylio)

Bound for Bhutanphoto © 2007 Steve Evans | more info (via: Wylio)

DGJ_2317 - After prayer go higherphoto © 2009 Dennis Jarvis | more info (via: Wylio)

teachingsphoto © 2009 Cornelia Kopp | more info (via: Wylio)

Novice (Laos)photo © 2006 Ahron de Leeuw | more info (via: Wylio)

Asia } Myanmar/Burma } Nov 2010photo © 2011 Edson Walker | more info (via: Wylio)

Best Budsphoto © 2007 Evan Osherow | more info (via: Wylio)

Myanmar Base-ballphoto © 2010 Damien Halleux Radermecker | more info (via: Wylio)

Bhutan: Buddhist Monkphoto © 2009 Steve Evans | more info (via: Wylio)

photo © 2010 Renee Barron | more info (via: Wylio)

Little monks on the roof, high above the crowd streaming in for Long Life Blessing, Amitayus - Hayagriva, Tharlam Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism, Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepalphoto © 2007 Wonderlane | more info (via: Wylio)

Monks can have fun too!photo © 2010 Roger Price | more info (via: Wylio)

Debating Monk at Sera Monasteryphoto © 2008 Lyle Vincent | more info (via: Wylio)

Young Monk (和尚)photo © 2009 Tom Thai | more info (via: Wylio)

Child Monksphoto © 2007 nathan choe | more info (via: Wylio)

Omphoto © 2010 Prasad Kholkute | more info (via: Wylio)

Early Morning Monksphoto © 2010 Christopher Jackson | more info (via: Wylio)

IKEA - WALKING MONKSphoto © 2009 Punxsutawneyphil | more info (via: Wylio)

Novice Monks - Bangkokphoto © 2010 Christopher Jackson | more info (via: Wylio)

IAN_0571photo © 2007 Ian @ ThePaperboy.com | more info (via: Wylio)

China - Young Monks Racing (和尚赛跑)photo © 2009 Tom Thai | more info (via: Wylio)

Munk päikseloojangusphoto © 2008 Joonas Plaan | more info (via: Wylio)

Asia } Myanmar/Burma } Nov 2010photo © 2011 Edson Walker | more info (via: Wylio)

Monksphoto © 2010 Elena | more info (via: Wylio)

7 thoughts on “37 Impressive Photos of Buddhist Monks

  1. Bets de Bruyn

    Am an artist and these photos send elelctricity through my hand, have compulsion to paint some of them. Would I be allowed? I just can’t resist. Please visit my website and in particular look at the 2 /uardian Angel paintings.

  2. Bets de Bruyn

    Am an artist and feel compulsed to paint some of these images, will I be allowed? Please visit my website and look at particularly the 2 Guardian Angel paintings.

  3. Avatar of carladcarlad

    These photos are amazing and inspiring, artistically and spiritually. I’ll be on the search for buddhist monks with camera in hand.

  4. krishnan

    why 37 ? Its time you be one of them , i mean , do you wish you were a monk , you seem to have taken a fascination to them ! Travel to the himalayas , you must to see more of them in their natural surroundings ! Good luck buddy !

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