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February 7, 2009

An ethnic Tibetan villager waits for the start of a procession to display a giant "thangka", a sacred painting on cloth, to be displayed on a hill outside a monastery near Tongren, Qinghai province

A Tibetan villager waits for the start of a procession outside a monastery near Tongren, Qinghai province. The display is part of the Prayer Festival, one of the most important celebrations in Tibetan Buddhism (Reinhard Krause/Reuters)

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February 06, 2009