Lhasa, Tibet, People's Republic of China. A young Tibetan Buddhist monk drinks a can of Sprite at a festival. : Stock Photo
Lhasa, Tibet, People's Republic of China. A young Tibetan Buddhist monk drinks a can of Sprite at a festival. : Stock Photo

Lhasa, Tibet, People's Republic of China. A young Tibetan Buddhist monk drinks a can of Sprite at a festival.

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The festival originated at Drepung Monastery, as a celebration to mark the end of the monks' Yarn, their hundred day summer retreat. Shoton is the transliteration of two Tibetan words which mean 'Yoghurt Banquet'.

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