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Sacred temples in Lhasa to receive more pilgrims in winter

(Xinhua)

16:13, December 07, 2011

Breathing the aroma of burning incense, Buddhists pray at the Jokhang Temple, a center of pilgrimage, in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Dec. 7, 2011. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Sacred temples in Lhasa, the Jokhang Temple for instance, would receive more pilgrims in winter, when there is less farming. Rolling prayer wheels, practising prostrations, or simply chanting Buddhist mantras, the pilgrims have various ways to fulfill their lifetime religious pursuits.

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