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A Buddhist novice prays at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A Buddhist novice prays at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A Buddhist novice prays at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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People release sky lanterns during a ceremony as they celebrate Makha Bucha Day in a pagoda in Kandal province, Cambodia. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

People release sky lanterns during a ceremony as they celebrate Makha Bucha Day in a pagoda in Kandal province, Cambodia. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

People release sky lanterns during a ceremony as they celebrate Makha Bucha Day in a pagoda in Kandal province, Cambodia. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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Buddhist monks pray at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Buddhist monks pray at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Buddhist monks pray at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Buddhist monks are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Buddhist monks are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Buddhist monks are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Buddhist monks are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Buddhist monks are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Buddhist monks are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A Buddhist monk celebrates Makha Bucha Day during a ceremony in a pagoda in Kandal province, Cambodia. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

A Buddhist monk celebrates Makha Bucha Day during a ceremony in a pagoda in Kandal province, Cambodia. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

A Buddhist monk celebrates Makha Bucha Day during a ceremony in a pagoda in Kandal province, Cambodia. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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Buddhist monks pray at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Buddhist monks pray at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Buddhist monks pray at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Buddhist novices are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Buddhist novices are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Buddhist novices are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A worshipper is silhouetted as she prays at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A worshipper is silhouetted as she prays at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A worshipper is silhouetted as she prays at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A Buddhist monk collects alms at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A Buddhist monk collects alms at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A Buddhist monk collects alms at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A Buddhist monk and people hold candles during a ceremony as they celebrate Makha Bucha Day in a pagoda in Kandal province, Cambodia. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

A Buddhist monk and people hold candles during a ceremony as they celebrate Makha Bucha Day in a pagoda in Kandal province, Cambodia. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

A Buddhist monk and people hold candles during a ceremony as they celebrate Makha Bucha Day in a pagoda in Kandal province, Cambodia. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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Buddhist monks are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Buddhist monks are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Buddhist monks are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Buddhist monks are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Buddhist monks are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Buddhist monks are seen at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Worshippers are silhouetted as they pray at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Worshippers are silhouetted as they pray at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Worshippers are silhouetted as they pray at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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