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Novice ceremony in a monastery of the Shan State

Novice, entry ceremony at a monastery

Entry Ceremony at a monastery (Novice) . These high in color ceremonies
are very frequent in Burma and practically all men have
been monks or samanera (Novice ) once in their life.
For the girls, the important ceremony is the
the ears pircing.

North Shan State - Myanmar (Burma) - 2002