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Buddhist monks chant during the 'Midnight Nenbutsu ' at Sanmon gate... News PhotoBestof,Buddhism,Chanting,Chion-in,Horizontal,Human Interest,Japan,Kyoto Prefecture,Monk - Religious Occupation,Office,Sect,Topics,TopixPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2014 The Asahi ShimbunKYOTO, JAPAN - APRIL 18: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Buddhist monks chant during the 'Midnight Nenbutsu (Buddhist chant)' at Sanmon gate of Chion-in Temple, headquarter of Buddhism sect Jodo Shinshu, on April 18, 2014 in Kyoto, Japan. The event, a part of the 'Gyoki Daie' ceremony to commemorate their sect founder monk Honen, continues throughout the night. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)