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Friday, November 16, 2012

Photos of the Day: Nov. 16, 2012

In this Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 photo, a novice Buddhist monk of the Drukpa Tibetan Buddhist lineage enters the temple for prayers during the annual festival of sacred dances at the Hemis monastery, near Leh, Ladakh, northern India. The sacred dances are a purification ritual that Tibetan Buddhists believe will rid the world of negative obstacles.