'Tiaoqian' Praying Ceremony Held To Scare Away Evil Spirits At Youning Temple : News Photo

'Tiaoqian' Praying Ceremony Held To Scare Away Evil Spirits At Youning Temple

HUZHU COUNTY, CHINA - FEBRUARY 8: (CHINA OUT) Lamas attend the 'Tiaoqian' praying ceremony at the Youning Temple on February 8, 2009 in Huzhu County of Qinghai Province, China. The Youning Temple holds the annual 'Tiaoqian' ceremony in the first lunar month each year. During the ceremony, monks will wear colourful traditional clothes and masks, performing the 'Fawang Dance' and 'Horse-headed Warrior Dance' to scare away evil spirits. Pilgrims also pray for good luck during the ceremony. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
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HUZHU COUNTY, CHINA - FEBRUARY 8: (CHINA OUT) Lamas attend the 'Tiaoqian' praying ceremony at the Youning Temple on February 8, 2009 in Huzhu County of Qinghai Province, China. The Youning Temple holds the annual 'Tiaoqian' ceremony in the first lunar month each year. During the ceremony, monks will wear colourful traditional clothes and masks, performing the 'Fawang Dance' and 'Horse-headed Warrior Dance' to scare away evil spirits. Pilgrims also pray for good luck during the ceremony. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
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February 08, 2009
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Lamas attend the 'Tiaoqian' praying ceremony at the Youning Temple on... News Photo 84708427Attending,Ceremony,Horizontal,Human Interest,Huzhu Tu Autonomous County,Lama,Praying,Qinghai Province,ReligionPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2009 China PhotosHUZHU COUNTY, CHINA - FEBRUARY 8: (CHINA OUT) Lamas attend the 'Tiaoqian' praying ceremony at the Youning Temple on February 8, 2009 in Huzhu County of Qinghai Province, China. The Youning Temple holds the annual 'Tiaoqian' ceremony in the first lunar month each year. During the ceremony, monks will wear colourful traditional clothes and masks, performing the 'Fawang Dance' and 'Horse-headed Warrior Dance' to scare away evil spirits. Pilgrims also pray for good luck during the ceremony. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)