Monday, June 28, 2010

Tibetan Insense Burning Festival

A pilgrim buys fresh flowers for worshipping the Buddha and burning the incense during the annual Incense-burning Festival of Tibetan Buddhism, which falls on the 15th day of the 5th month in traditional Tibetan calendar, in front of the Jokhang Lamasery, at Lhasa on June 26, 2010. Tibetan people take part in various activities for invocation of propitious blessing for life and seasonable weather in favour of good harvest

Pilgrims gather in front of the Jokhang Lamasery

Lamas with the Gundeling Lamasery practice utsava in worshipping the Buddha

Pilgrims light up ghee lamps in worshipping the Buddha