KORA Visual Storytelling Awards 2015
I walked as pilgrims, circumnavigating strictly clockwise this path impregnated with prayers, chants and mantras repeated prostrations. A parallel world that transported me into a hypnotic experience, has withdrawn me from earthly life to immerse myself in a mystical dimension, on a journey elsewhere. He involved my psyche eternal mantra that has been repeated for centuries.
Labrang - Xiahe in Gansu province (China) - is one of the largest monasteries of the Yellow Hats order of Tibetan Buddhism. The pilgrimage route - Kora - dotted with Buddhist shrines and creaking long rows of prayer wheels covered - well 1174 - stretches for 3km drawing a full circle around the monastery.