A morning routine with spiritual meaning

Waking up before the crack of dawn, temple chores completed, it is time for these conveyors of the teaching of the Lord Buddha to do their daily alms round.
A serene spectacle where hundreds of freshly shaven monks and novices silently walk barefoot to receive their meals from Luang Prabang residents.
The sacred meaning of ‘Tak Bat’ giving goes further than providing a meal: it is part of a deeply rooted belief that those who give gain virtue.

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