20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Buddha lamp on hands

At the traditional festival of Buddha Bathing, the Buddhist abbot dresses in traditional costume and leads the entire monastery in a nighttime walk of prayer, with the Buddha lamp signifying a future of good weather, good health for the people and prosperity for the country.

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Date Taken: 11.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: China
Copyright: © Xingzhi Yan