Dressed in vibrant maroon and gold attire, a monk poses in prayer at Boudhanath stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal on April 2, 2012. (Original cheese_unit/Flickr)
On the eve of China's ban on foreign travel in Tibet, Asia Society's Director of Education provides a personal look at the country's people, scenery and monasteries.
Young boys turn the main street into a water slide as tropical rain pours down in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia on November 1, 1990. (Original Nomad/Flickr)
An old man poses for the camera in his stylish sunglasses in Pondicherry, India in November 2011. (Lokyaziis/Flickr)
A woman rows her shikara through the heavily polluted waters of Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir on May 20, 2012. (Jarjan/Flickr)
Presented by Asia Society New York and Mar Creation on June 8, 2012, the New York Japan CineFest will feature seven award-winning live action and animated shorts with the filmmakers in attendance.
Japanese artist Takeo Ogama at the Design Festa in Japan on May 22, 2012. (Demipoulpe/Flickr)
Sunset over the Grand Palace in Bankok, Thailand on August 31, 2009. (jefrois/Flickr)
Young men carry illuminated advertising signs in Kolkata, India on April 7, 2012. (Songkran/Flickr)
An elderly lady sits at her flower shop in City Market, Bangalore, India on May 20, 2012. (Nicolas Mirguet/Flickr)
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