Anorak News | Thailand Vegetarian Festival 2011: Photos

Thailand Vegetarian Festival 2011: Photos

by | 6th, October 2011


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A devotee of the Jui Tui Chinese Shrine, center, shields himself from rain with an umbrella with its handle piercing through his cheek, at a procession during the Vegetarian Festival in Phuket, southern Thailand Monday, Oct. 3, 2011. The festival, held annually at the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, celebrates vegetarianism with the believe that the sacred rituals bestow good fortune upon those who religiously observe this rite. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)

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