The life of a Buddhist monk is filled with study, meditation, and... Instagram?
That's the case for @gdax, or Gedun Wangchuk. He's a Buddhist monk living and Instagramming in Tibet, Huffington Post reports.
His account, first spotted by the blog Redbubble, depicts the beauty and peace of his daily life. Instagram itself appears to be the only outlet that's been able to get in contact with the hard-to-track-down Wangchuk. They interviewed him for their blog.
Wangchuk's account features shots of the Tibetan countryside, wildlife, his fellow monks, and places of worship. He even posts the occasional video.
Here are some of his most spectacular Instagrams. Sit back, relax, and enjoy one of the most charming accounts on Instagram.Wangchuk's Instagram documents both the religious and administrative responsibilities of a monk.
“Mankind shares and lives on planet Earth as one family with each continent having its own different nationalities, religions, faith, customs, unique culture and languages,” Wangchuk told the Instagram blog.
"But aside from such differences, we all have the same common desire for happiness," he continued. “That’s why Instagram, as a window to this global family, is a joy."
The spiritual leader of Tibet is the Dalai Lama.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989.
His Nobel Prize recognized his non-violent advocacy for Tibetan liberation, according to the biography on his website.
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