Nepal: Performance Art in Kathmandu Valley - paulsmit
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’Bloodthirsty lion in Kirtipur.’

	A statue of a lion guards a cavity in a holy tree in Kirtipur, southwest of Kathmandu. Red powder, rubbed on the statue by worshippers, has been smeared by the rain and lends the beast a bloodthirsty appearance. Photo Mick Palarczyk.