I came across this Buddhist shrine in Las Vegas right on the Strip. Its location and juxtaposition took me by surprise. It is between Caesars Palace Casino and Serendipity Restaurant  and across from Flamingo Casino right on the sidewalk. It is such an oasis of spirituality amongst all the artificial glitter on the Strip.

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