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Pilgrims gather at Namtso lake in Tibet

By Xinhua
Pilgrims gather at Namtso lake in Tibet

Pilgrims pray as they walk around the Namtso or Lake Nam, a Tibetan ceremony to pray for blessings, between Damxung c ounty and Baingoin c ounty in Nagqu p refecture, S outhwest China's Tibet a utonomous r egion, Aug 10, 2015. A good many pilgrims gathered to walk around the Namtso, which means "heavenly lake or divine lake" in Tibetan language, this year. It is regarded that in the year of goat pilgrims' walking around the Namtso while chanting scriptures for one round equals to walking 10,000 times as compared to in the other years. (Xinhua / Purbu Zhaxi)

Pilgrims gather at Namtso lake in Tibet

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