I love the warm gold tones in the photo. I also really love the bodies juxtaposed next to the giant statue of the hand. There is a nice balance to the photo. "Hand of the Biggest Golden Buddha a Thai Temple"
On this pin you see Ganesha. Ganesha has the head of an elephant and is very well-known. He is the god of Knowledge and Wisdom, he takes obstacles away and is the patron of travelers. Ganesha is the son of Shiva and Parvati.
This is a picture of the Hindu Temple Shiv Mandir in Bangalore, India -- a statue of Lord Shiva. Shiva is The Lord of destruction in Hinduism but also possesses the typical Hindu beliefs; some of which, are close to my heart.
Hina Matsuri or Doll Festival is a time in March when Japanese celebrate their daughters. Here you can see a water parade held in Yanagawa City Fukuoka Prefecture Japan. Pretty girls all dressed up with a Shinto Priest protecting them.