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Tibetans pray for New Year

2011-03-11 02:29:21 GMT2011-03-11 10:29:21(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

People kowtow in the front of the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 10, 2011. As Thursday marked the 6th day of the New Year of the Tibetan calendar, people in Tibet crammed here to pray for good fortune in the new year. (Xinhua/Tao Xiyi)

A man of the Tibetan ethnic group spins a prayer wheel to spread spiritual blessings in front of the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 10, 2011. As Thursday marked the 6th day of the New Year of the Tibetan calendar, people in Tibet crammed here to pray for good fortune in the new year. (Xinhua/Tao Xiyi)

An old man of the Tibetan ethnic group worships at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 10, 2011. As Thursday marked the 6th day of the New Year of the Tibetan calendar, people in Tibet crammed here to pray for good fortune in the new year. (Xinhua/Tao Xiyi)

A woman of the Tibetan ethnic group spins her prayer wheel to spread spiritual blessings at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 10, 2011. As Thursday marked the 6th day of the New Year of the Tibetan calendar, people in Tibet crammed here to pray for good fortune in the new year. (Xinhua/Tao Xiyi)

A woman of the Tibetan ethnic group kowtows in front of the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 10, 2011. As Thursday marked the 6th day of the New Year of the Tibetan calendar, people in Tibet crammed here to pray for good fortune in the new year. (Xinhua/Tao Xiyi)

People kowtow in the front of the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 10, 2011. As Thursday marked the 6th day of the New Year of the Tibetan calendar, people in Tibet crammed here to pray for good fortune in the new year.

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