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The Pilgrims of the Great Prayer

Three young tibetan children on the pilgrimage path of the monastery of Labrang, during the Great Prayer . They were following their parents who walking along the circumambulation path (3km long) in the hope of improving their future life. The children were very fidgety and asked to be taken in picture, but suddenly stopped to move in front of the camera... Xiahe, province of Gansu, China, 03/01/2007.....

[French] Trois enfants tibétains sur le chemin de pèlerinage du monastère bouddhique de Labrang, pendant Monlam Chenmo (La Grande Prière). Ils suivent leurs parents qui effectuent plusieurs fois par jour la circumambulation autour de monastère (3km) dans l'espoir d'améliorer leur vie future. Très agités les enfants demandèrent à être photographiés mais se figèrent soudain devant l'appareil.
Xiahe, Province du Gansu, Chine, 1er Mars 2007.

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Three young tibetan children on the pilgrimage path of the monastery of Labrang, during the Great Prayer . They were following their parents who  walking along the circumambulation path (3km long) in the hope of improving their future life. The children were very fidgety and asked to be taken in picture, but suddenly stopped to move in front of the camera... Xiahe, province of Gansu, China, 03/01/2007.....<br />
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[French] Trois enfants tibétains sur le chemin de pèlerinage du monastère bouddhique de Labrang, pendant Monlam Chenmo (La Grande Prière). Ils suivent leurs parents qui effectuent plusieurs fois par jour la circumambulation autour de monastère (3km) dans l'espoir d'améliorer leur vie future. Très agités les enfants demandèrent à être photographiés mais se figèrent soudain devant l'appareil. <br />
Xiahe, Province du Gansu, Chine, 1er Mars 2007.