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CHINA-GANSU-LABRANG MONASTERY-BUDDHIST RITUAL (CN)

CHINA-GANSU-LABRANG MONASTERY-BUDDHIST RITUAL (CN)

(130222) -- XIAHE, Feb. 22, 2013 (Xinhua) -- Lamas carry a gigantic Buddha tangka to a hillside for an anual display ritual in Labrang Monastery in Xiahe, northwest China's Gansu Province, Feb. 22, 2013. The Buddha tangka display or the basking of Buddha is a Tibetan tradition praying for a good year. As one of the six leading monasteries of Tibetan Buddhism, Labrang Monastery built in 1709 is home to more than 1,000 lamas and is another center of the Gelug Sect, also known as the Yellow Sect, of Tibetan Buddhism outside the Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Zhang Meng) (zn)
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February 22, 2013
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