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Chinese Buddhist blessing tablets with wishes for the new year... News PhotoBeijing,Beijing Dongyue Temple,Blessing,Buddhism,China - East Asia,Chinese Culture,Chinese New Year,Cultures,Horizontal,Lifestyles,Message,New,Spirituality,Tree,WishingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPChinese Buddhist blessing tablets with wishes for the new year written on them are attached to a sacred tree at the Dongyue Temple in Beijing on February 15, 2013. China is welcoming the Year of the Snake and tradition proclaims that a snake in the house is a good sign because it means the family will not starve and children born in the Year of the Snake will be cunning, intelligent and wise. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)