15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Light of Prayer

On the Huong River in Hue, Vietnam, young women in traditional garb performes the rid of paper-flower candles lights floating. Each candles was released on the river is a prayer for lost soul and peaceful. just This is one of traditional rituals to praying for lost souls in the Buddhist countries throughout Asia.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Hue, Vietnam
Copyright: © Tran Tuan Viet