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Tibetans celebrate Lantern Festival in temples

2009-02-10 05:33:21 GMT2009-02-10 13:33:21 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A Tibetan girl comes to Ringha Monastery with her mother at Shangri-La of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Feb. 9, 2009. Tibetans went to Tibetan Buddhism temples on Monday to celebrate the Lantern Festival. (Xinhua/Lin Yiguang)

A Tibetan girl comes to Ringha Monastery with her mother at Shangri-La of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Feb. 9, 2009. (Xinhua/Lin Yiguang)

Tibetans pray for blessings at Ringha Monastery at Shangri-La of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Feb. 9, 2009. (Xinhua/Lin Yiguang)

Tibetans pray for blessings at Ringha Monastery at Shangri-La of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Feb. 9, 2009. (Xinhua/Lin Yiguang)

A Tibetan man hangs prayer flags at Ringha Monastery at Shangri-La of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Feb. 9, 2009.(Xinhua/Lin Yiguang)

Tibetans went to Tibetan Buddhism temples on Monday to celebrate the Lantern Festival.

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