Reading is Divine

© Miksham Lal

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“In Tawang, India, reading is considered a way to worship God by the Buddhist scholars and children residing there. Reading is knowledge; reading is worship; reading is divine.”

This picture and essay were submitted to the 2012 Reading Changed My Life Contest by Miksham Lal from India.

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South Asia: India

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