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Prayer wheels at The Monkey Temple in Kathmandu

Buddhist prayer wheels at the Swyambhunath religious complex -- also known as The Monkey Temple -- atop a hill overlooking Nepal's Kathmandu Valley. Spinning the prayer wheels as one walks around, or circumambulates, the shrine is said to create merit and good karma.

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Buddhist prayer wheels at the Swyambhunath religious complex -- also known as The Monkey Temple -- atop  a hill overlooking Nepal's Kathmandu Valley. Spinning the prayer wheels as one walks around, or circumambulates, the shrine is said to create merit and good karma.