Sunday, September 6, 2009

The first day of the 'Pchum Ben' festival, or Festival of the Dead, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh September 6, 2009


Cambodians pour water on a Buddha statue at a temple on the first day of the 'Pchum Ben' festival, or Festival of the Dead, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh September 6, 2009. Cambodians visit temples during the 15-day festival to offer prayers to their loved ones who have passed away. REUTERS/Chor Sokunthea




A Cambodian woman prays near plates filled with fruits and incense at a temple on the first day of the 'Pchum Ben' festival, or Festival of the Dead, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh September 6, 2009. Cambodians visit temples during the 15-day festival to offer prayers to loved ones who have passed away. REUTERS/Chor Sokunthea



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Cambodians pray in front of Buddhist monks at a temple on the first day of the 'Pchum Ben' festival, or Festival of the Dead, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh September 6, 2009. Cambodians visit temples during the 15-day festival to offer prayers to loved ones who have passed away. REUTERS/Chor Sokunthea
Cambodians pray in front of Buddhist monks at a temple on the first day of the 'Pchum Ben' festival, or Festival of the Dead, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh September 6, 2009. Cambodians visit temples during the 15-day festival to offer prayers to loved ones who have passed away. REUTERS/Chor Sokunthea



A Cambodian woman holds a plate filled with fruits and incense during prayers at a temple on the first day of the 'Pchum Ben' festival, or Festival of the Dead, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh September 6, 2009. Cambodians visit temples during the 15-day festival to offer prayers to loved ones who have passed away.REUTERS/Chor Sokunthea


Cambodian women hold plates filled with fruits and incense as they pray for their deceased loved ones at a temple on the first day of the 'Pchum Ben' festival, or Festival of the Dead, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh September 6, 2009. Cambodians visit temples during the 15-day festival to offer prayers to those who have passed away. REUTERS/Chor Sokunthea


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