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CHINA-GANSU-XIAHE-BUDDHIST RITUAL-KALACHAKRA (CN)

CHINA-GANSU-XIAHE-BUDDHIST RITUAL-KALACHAKRA (CN)

(120605) -- XIAHE, June 5, 2012 (Xinhua) -- An aged person attends a Buddhist ritual, known as Kalachakra, offered by the 11th Panchen Lama's guru, senior Tibetan monk Jamyang Gaytso, in Kecai Township of Xiahe County, northwest China's Gansu Province, June 3, 2012. The four-day Buddhist ritual ended on Tuesday, with the participation of more than 100,000 monks and pilgrims. Kalachakra, which means the wheel of time, is a key ritual of the Gelugpa sect of the Tibetan Buddhism. The ritual, if offered by senior monks, often draws a huge crowd. (Xinhua/Nie Jianjiang)(mcg)
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