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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Offering a Buddist mass on the Buddah's birthday

Buddists are kneeled down in prayer. In Korea, Buddha's Birthday, the 8th day of the 4th month in the Chinese lunar calendar, is celebrated as an official holiday. Lotus lanterns of various colors, of which white lanterns are only for the dead, cover the entire temple throughout the month.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Seoul, South Korea
Camera: SM-N920K
Copyright: © Chul Young Lee