Skip to main content
Advertising

Picture This

Seattle Times photographers offer a glimpse into what inspires their best visual reporting.

February 16, 2014 at 5:41 PM

  • Share:
             
  • Comments (0)
  • Print

First Full Moon Ceremony of the Lunar New Year


ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Lai Tran, in pink, and her mother Xoa Le walk up the stairs during the First Full Moon Ceremony of the Lunar New Year at the Ksitigarbha Temple. The Ksitigarbha Temple, home to two Buddhist shrines, is only open during special ceremonies throughout the year. For more information, visit: http://diatangtemple.org.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Vovinam Viet Vo Dao martial arts group circle fireworks during First Full Moon Ceremony of the Lunar New Year at the Ksitigarbha Temple. More than 1,000 people visited the Chinese and Vietnamese Buddhist Association for dragon and lion dancers, firecrackers, offering and prayers, as well as a free vegetarian lunch.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Chloe Nguyen, 2, reaches for a lantern with father Brandon Nguyen, of Renton, during the First Full Moon Ceremony of the Lunar New Year at the Ksitigarbha Temple in Lynnwood Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.

For more photos, visit the gallery.

Most Popular Comments
Hide / Show comments
No comments have been posted to this article.
Start the conversation >

Advertising
The Seattle Times

The door is closed, but it's not locked.

Take a minute to subscribe and continue to enjoy The Seattle Times for as little as 99 cents a week.

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited seattletimes.com content access is included with most subscriptions.

Subscriber login ►