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A drummer marks the beginning of a monastic festival in Ladakh called Bumskor, a ritual to spread a million prayers for plentiful harvest. The drums are supposed to call in the rainclouds.

A drummer marks the beginning of a monastic festival in Ladakh called Bumskor, a ritual to spread a million prayers for plentiful harvest. The drums are supposed to call in the rainclouds.

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Date Taken: 08.2013
Date Uploaded: 08.2013
Photo Location: India
Copyright: © Sankar Sridhar