Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: A general view of the Dhammakaya Temple during the yearly ceremony in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: A general view of the Dhammakaya Temple during the yearly ceremony in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: A general view of the Dhammakaya Temple during the yearly ceremony in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: A general view of the Dhammakaya Temple during the yearly ceremony in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Devotees are seen praying during the yearly ceremony in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Devotees are seen praying during the yearly ceremony in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: People hold lanterns during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: A woman holds a lantern during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. TThai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Monks are seen holding lanterns during the yearly ceremony in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Monks are seen holding lanterns during the yearly ceremony in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: A woman holds a lantern during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: A woman holds a lantern during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Monks are seen holding lanterns during the yearly ceremony in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Devotees light candles during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha pratipa lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Foreign monks are seen praying during the yearly ceremony in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Foreign monks are seen praying during the yearly ceremony in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Buddhist monks pray during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha pratipa lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: A Buddhist monk is seen walking out during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha pratipa lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Buddhist monks pray during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha pratipa lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: A closer view of the Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple during a yearly ceremony at the temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha pratipa lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Devotees are seen praying during the yearly ceremony in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Devotees are seen praying during the yearly ceremony in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha Bucha lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha and hundreds thousand of devotees holding lanterns. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Buddhist monks pray during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha pratipa lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Buddhist monks pray during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha pratipa lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Buddhist monks pray during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha pratipa lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Buddhist monks pray during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha pratipa lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Buddhist monks pray during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha pratipa lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Buddhist monks pray during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha pratipa lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Buddhist monks walk by during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha pratipa lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Buddhist monks pray during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha pratipa lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

Makha Bucha Festival in Bangkok, Thailand - 19 Feb 2019 Fotoğraf: Guillaume Payen

BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 19: Buddhist monks pray during a yearly ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in the north of Bangkok, Thailand on February 19, 2019. Thai people celebrate the buddhist festival of clockwise circumambulation and Makha pratipa lantern lighting ceremony at Dhammakaya Temple on 'Makha Bucha Day' during the third lunar moon, where around 1250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. ( Guillaume Payen - Anadolu Agency )

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