stupa of buddhist temple Swayambhu in Kathmandu, Nepal, September 2011

stupa of buddhist temple Swayambhu in Kathmandu, Nepal, September 2011. The white stupa symbolizes the womb of creation. The eyes painted on the golden top are Buddhas eyes called Adi-Buddha, together with urna, a spiral form symbolizing light. Thirteen rings on top sybolize thirteen steps of enlightment.
stupa of buddhist temple Swayambhu in Kathmandu, Nepal, September 2011. The white stupa symbolizes the womb of creation. The eyes painted on the golden top are Buddhas eyes called Adi-Buddha, together with urna, a spiral form symbolizing light. Thirteen rings on top sybolize thirteen steps of enlightment.