Wednesday, September 23, 2009

The Tree of Life Mosaic, Luang Prabang, Laos.‎

The Traveling Quilt of Dreams began is adventure at Wat Xieng Thong, one of the most important ‎temples in the country of Laos. The ‘tree of life’ mosaic of coloured glass on dark red clay, crafted ‎in 1960, at the back of the Wat Xieng Thong is one of the best known images in modern Laos art. ‎The quilt was blessed by a monk in saffron coloured robes with incense, lotus buds and candles ‎that where then set adrift down the Mekong River...‎

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