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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Night Candle Festival

Night Candle Festival in Quan Am Bodhisattva Buddha Day is a respectful ritual to pray for peace and health of mankind in Dien Quang pagoda, Bac Ninh province, Vietnam. Quan Am (Guan Yin), often referred the “Goddess of Mercy” that attached to the compassion, is the most powerful female Bodhisattva in Buddhism, save sentient beings, especially in the fire, water, devil and swords.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Bac Ninh, Vietnam
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Tran Tuan Viet