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Thai children ordain as novice Buddhist monks for summer holidays

Thai children ordain as novice Buddhist monks for summer holidays

Chumpueang, Thailand. 5th April 2014 -- An elderly Thai woman is joined by young children as they prepare to make offerings to a group of recently ordained novice Buddhist monks. The young monks will walk barefoot on a daily almsround through local villages for their food. -- A group of around 40 children in northeast Thailand have chosen to ordain as novice Buddhist monks for the summer holidays. The youngsters will undergo instruction on the Buddha's teachings and practice meditation under the guidance of senior monks.
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April 5, 2014
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