2022 / People / Culture

Sarnath India - Circumambulation Dhamek Stupa

  • Photographer
    Joan K. Sharma
  • Agency / Studio
    CSU Fresno

A devout Buddhist, circumambulates the Dhamek Stupa. It is said to mark the spot where the Buddha gave the first sermon after attaining enlightenment.

Joan K. Sharma traveled extensively throughout the United States, India and Bhutan. Her paintings and photographs have been exhibited internationally. These experiences and associated research have contributed to increased understanding and appreciation of the interconnectedness of our richly diverse, global community.