Worshipers at the Shwedagon Pagoda

January 6 (Part 5) in Yangon, Myanmar at the great Shwedagon Zedi Daw. Click images to enlarge them.

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A crowd of worshipers facing a crowd of images.


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Volunteers, formed into teams, accumulate merit by sweeping the temple grounds.


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Merit is also achieved by washing the Buddha, splashing cups of water on his image.

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