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Fire offering ceremony held to pray for peace, harmony in Tibet

Xinhua)  08:32, March 28, 2013  

Photo taken on March 26, 2013 shows the scene of the fire offering ceremony at the Gandan Monastery in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The fire offering ceremony is a special ceremony in the Tibetan Tantric Buddhism. It is a sacrificial ritual of divinity worshiping in which believers burn the tributes, crops, tree branches and incantation tallies to pray for peace and harmony.

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(Editor:MaXi、Yao Chun)


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