Not all Christian, yet all chose spectacular sites.

Precarious Monasteries Reveal Faith Close To The Edge (PHOTOS)

Posted: 02/22/2014 9:09 pm EST Updated: 02/22/2014 9:59 pm EST



Built on the edge of what is architecturally possible, these monasteries cling to rock faces, lava pillars and mountaintop. The holy sites are the chosen residences of monks who dwell in these lofty heights to escape from the distractions of society.

Taktsang Palphug Monastery, also known as “Tiger’s Nest”

More spectacular photos here.

taktsang monastery

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