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Tibetan monks concentrating and recitating mantras, Xiahe, Tibet

Tibetan monks of the Gelukpa order (Yellow Hats) are concentrating while recitating mantras and playing ritual drums at the end of Cham dances (dances of spirits), during the ceremonies of the Great Prayer (Monlam Chenmo). Labrang Monastery, Xiahe, China, 03 March 2007.

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Tibetan monks of the Gelukpa order (Yellow Hats) are concentrating while recitating mantras and playing ritual drums at the end of Cham dances (dances of spirits), during the ceremonies of the Great Prayer (Monlam Chenmo). Labrang Monastery, Xiahe, China, 03 March 2007.