golden relief at main stupa, buddhist temple Swayambhu in Kathmandu, Nepal, September 2011

golden relief at main stupa, buddhist temple Swayambhu in Kathmandu, Nepal, September 2011, showing dewi on garuda, angel-like spirits. Style and motif reminds of the golden door in Bhaktapur, depicting goddess Durga on a garuda. Hindu religion motif on a buddiist sanctuary is typical in Nepal, where religions are blended, especially in Newar culture, mixing Hinduism and Buddhism
golden relief at main stupa, buddhist temple Swayambhu in Kathmandu, Nepal, September 2011, showing dewi on garuda, angel-like spirits. Style and motif reminds of the golden door in Bhaktapur, depicting goddess Durga on a garuda. Hindu religion motif on a buddiist sanctuary is typical in Nepal, where religions are blended, especially in Newar culture, mixing Hinduism and Buddhism