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My Super Bloom Aeonium Succulent
Teddy Bear Moth
Par King
Kushti trainer 2
ants eye view of spring
Choken
Fishglue
Kushti trainer
hugging the sun
Tightrope
geomerty
Purveyors of karma
Spring Reflections
The pilgrims of Kumbh 5
Midnight trip
Dark space
The pilgrims of Kumbh 4
Tree reflected in early winter
Road in the clouds
The pilgrims of Kumbh 3
Art / Work
Milky way over Arches national Park
The pilgrims of Kumbh 2
17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Purveyors of karma

Releasing birds to improve one's karma is a common ritual at various Chinese festivals. The birds, however, don't survive long - attracted by food, they fly back to their sellers, and usually perish after a few such cycles due to rough manhandling.

TAGS: Bird, Festival, Indonesia, Man, Ritual, Temple

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Member since 2015
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© Mark Levitin.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2018
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 21, 2019, 12:13 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 6D
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO1250
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