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Burmese Monk | by tehhanlin
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Burmese Monk

It's customary for a male in Myanmar to enter a monastery twice in his life, as boys and as men. Once as a samanera, a novice monk, between the age of 10 and 20, and again as a hpongyi, a fully ordained monk, sometime at the age of 20. Some might remain a monk for just a few days, while others stay for life.

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Taken on December 2, 2016