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The Beauty Of Prayer

By Alexandra Lavizzari

Watching a group of Burmese nuns praying in the premises of Yangon's Shwedagon Pagoda, made me realize that community prayer enhances the feeling of togetherness and at the same time respects the indivdual's intimate relation with God. The young nun in the photograph particularly struck me with her expression of inner calm and fervor and something I would call 'otherwordliness'; she seemed to me to embody the essence of true faith.

The Beauty Of Prayer