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Tran Tuan Viet

"Hundreds of Buddhist pray in the night of flower garlands and coloured lanterns on the birthday of the Buddha,” writes Your Shot photographer Tran Tuan Viet. “It’s a respectful ritual to pray for peace and health of mankind in Dien Quang pagoda, Bac Ninh province, of Northern Vietnam. At the ritual, virgin girls will be selected to stand in the first row. It starts when the sun goes down over the horizon and last for three hours.”


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