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Lamas walk on a road to send evil spirits which have been 'killed',... News PhotoCeremony,Death,Evil,Horizontal,Human Interest,Huzhu Tu Autonomous County,Lama,Praying,Qinghai Province,Religion,Road,Send,WalkingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2009 China PhotosHUZHU COUNTY, CHINA - FEBRUARY 8: (CHINA OUT) Lamas walk on a road to send evil spirits which have been 'killed', during 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)