Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Bare Feet & Buddha

When travelling in Buddhist countries it is helpful to have shoes that are easy to take off.

13NoMMShwenandawMonastery3675wAs you can see from this sign, even socks are forbidden in the temples.
13NoMMMandalayKuthodawPagodaSign3705w Not every temple has benches to make taking off your shoes easier.
13NoMMMahamuniBuddhaSign3970w When you are seated in front of a Buddha your feet must be placed so that the bottom of the feet (the lowliest part of the body) are never facing the Buddha.
13NoMMBuddhaworshipfeet3710wOur bare feet in a Buddhist temple in Myanmar. Al usually wore flip-flops, which are easy to take off, but as you can tell by the bandages on his feet, they are not so great for walking around. He also wore shorts, longish ones, but sometimes he was also made to wear a sarong to cover his legs.
bare feet in a Mandalay temple For more on Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: http://ceenphotography.com/2014/10/28/cees-fun-foto-challenge-bare-feet-andor-shoes/

5 responses to “Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Bare Feet & Buddha

  1. Pingback: Weekly Photo Challenge: Beneath Your Feet | Albatz Travel Adventures·

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