We transform places and they alter us in return. Part of our identity is mirrored in the surroundings we inhabit or attempt to tame. Nevertheless, we are shaped particularly by these background. This is how an affair with nature is born.
Photographer John Aldridge captured Kandze region – Tibet. The images were taken from November 2000 to January 2001
Bridges from Kandze, Tibet
Mantra carved on a rocky facade: OM MA NI PAD ME HUM. It is the most popular mantra – the Mantra of Avaloketeshvara, the patron deity of Tibet. Tibetans believe that recitation of the six syllables mantra will help them achieve the six perfections: from generosity to wisdom.
Photography with the courtesy of John Aldridge