DAILY PHOTO: Snow Lion Guardian

Taken March 29, 2014 at Namdroling Monastery.

Taken March 29, 2014 at Namdroling Monastery.

Check out the mustache and dual goatee. This Snow Lion temple guardian is located on the steps of the Padmasambhava Buddhist Vihara at Namdroling Monastery in Bylakuppe, India. Fun fact: Some believe that the milk of a snow lion can restore health to an ailing body… but not the body of the person trying to milk a snow lion.