Snapshot Sunday: Himalayan Masks in Kathmandu

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Scary Himalayan masks look great up on the wall, but they’re also functioning sacred objects imbued with tremendous power. Believed to be mediators of supernatural forces, they showcase powerful imagery that is drawn from the diverse traditions of shamanism, village myths, and the classical traditions of Buddhism and Hinduism.

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