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Nepal Ani Chokyi (right), a female monk, recites prayers with other Buddhist monks and devotees during the chöd puja, a monthly worship gathering at the Padma Varna Mahayan Bihar, a monastery in Jyatha Bahal, an area in Patan, Nepal. The devotees use instruments like a damaru drum and a bell as they recite from the Buddhist prayer book.

Shilu Manandhar, GPJ Nepal