Monks Morning Alms

Category: Travel Portraits

 

Photo and caption by Susan Stafford

Monks receive morning alms at sunrise for their only meal of the day. People stand along the road to offer their gifts of food as the bells are rung from different temples in the area. It is considered an honor to be a monk with a life of poverty helping others.

Location: Luang Prabang, Laos, Southeast Asia

 

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