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Vietnam: Phat Tich Pagoda Restoration Begins

October 11, 2008

A woman touches up her make-up before a ceremony at Phat Tich ... 
A woman touches up her make-up before a ceremony at Phat Tich pagoda in Vietnam’s northern Bac Ninh province, 40 km (25 miles) north of Hanoi October 11, 2008. The traditional ceremony was held to mark the start of reparation works on the pagoda, one of the oldest in Vietnam. The Chinese character on the wall reads, “Buddha”.REUTERS/Kham (VIETNAM)

Women in traditional costumes hold offerings in front of a Buddha ... 
Women in traditional costumes hold offerings in front of a Buddha statue while performing during a ceremony at Phat Tich pagoda in Vietnam’s northern Bac Ninh province, 40 km (25 miles) north of Hanoi October 11, 2008. The traditional ceremony was held to mark the start of reparation works on the pagoda, one of the oldest in Vietnam.REUTERS/Kham (VIETNAM)
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