Photos and Blog by Shannon Turkewitz

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Summer Nuns

Summer Nuns

These novice nuns in Burma are on their way to a morning bath. Many Burmese families send their daughters for a religious education in the warm summer months. The “Thilashins” live together in compounds near wats. Numbers of resident nuns can double in summertime.

2 responses

  1. Great pic! .-)

    October 9, 2013 at 09:09

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