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The Mahagandhayon Kyung (Monastic Institution), a kind of Buddhist Boystown that welcomes visitors. Left: one of the huts in the monastery. Right: a typical horse and cart.

Left: a young monk studying. Middle: robes — each monk has to have three — drying. Right: brooms resting against a banyan tree.

Left: one of the bright white stupas on the monastery grounds. Right: The honeycomb pagoda with 888 images of the Buddha.

The late morning, when the monks get their last meal of the day at midday.

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created 17 April 2001; last modified 17 January 2016