National Geographic : 1950 Jan
© National Geographic Society 12 Koldachronec by S. Dillon ipley Gilded Parasol Atop a Temple in Swayumbhunath Proclaims a Saint's Treasured Relics The Chaitya, sacred to Buddhists, has a plaster dome. Eyes painted on walls signify the all-seeing power of the godhead. Question-mark "noses" are stylizations. Precious objects of the saint rest under the dome.