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37 Impressive Photos of Buddhist Monks

37 Impressive Photos of Buddhist Monks

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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)

 

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16 Comments

  • BSDVisions - Barbara Deer:

    Wonderful composition, vivid and interesting color contrasts really sets this photo on it’s own – great work!
    [img]http://img.wylio.com/flickr/3894/500/4776643692[/img]

    May 31, 2011 at 7:06 am

  • 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.

    May 31, 2011 at 12:52 pm

  • 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.

    May 31, 2011 at 12:56 pm

  • 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.

    May 31, 2011 at 1:51 pm

  • mj:

    Great photos…great color, composition and emotion.

    May 31, 2011 at 4:37 pm

  • Colin:

    Photo post of awesomeness!

    June 18, 2011 at 12:37 am

  • 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 !

    January 16, 2014 at 11:32 am

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