Free Laba Porridge Served at Shaolin Temple--Xinhuanet

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A monk prepares Laba porridge at the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 4, 2017. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese festival on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, fell on Jan. 5 this year. It's customary on this day to eat a special Laba porridge, usually made with at least eight ingredients, representing people's prayers for harvest. Many temples have the tradition of offering porridge to the public for free on the day. (Xinhua/Feng Dapeng Editor: Mengjie)

 

 

 Shi Yongxin (front) and monks hold a ceremony on the occasion of Laba Festival at the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 5, 2017. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese festival on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, fell on Jan. 5 this year. It's customary on this day to eat a special Laba porridge, usually made with at least eight ingredients, representing people's prayers for harvest. Many temples have the tradition of offering porridge to the public for free on the day. (Xinhua/Feng Dapeng Editor: Mengjie)

 

 

 Abbot Shi Yongxin (1st R, front) serves free Laba porridge at the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 5, 2017. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese festival on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, fell on Jan. 5 this year. It's customary on this day to eat a special Laba porridge, usually made with at least eight ingredients, representing people's prayers for harvest. Many temples have the tradition of offering porridge to the public for free on the day. (Xinhua/Feng Dapeng Editor: Mengjie)

 

 


A monk prepares Laba porridge at the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 4, 2017. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese festival on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, fell on Jan. 5 this year. It's customary on this day to eat a special Laba porridge, usually made with at least eight ingredients, representing people's prayers for harvest. Many temples have the tradition of offering porridge to the public for free on the day. (Xinhua/Feng Dapeng Editor: Mengjie)

 

 

Volunteers prepare Laba porridge at the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 5, 2017. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese festival on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, fell on Jan. 5 this year. It's customary on this day to eat a special Laba porridge, usually made with at least eight ingredients, representing people's prayers for harvest. Many temples have the tradition of offering porridge to the public for free on the day. (Xinhua/Feng Dapeng Editor: Mengjie)

 

 

 A volunteer prepares Laba porridge at the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 5, 2017. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese festival on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, fell on Jan. 5 this year. It's customary on this day to eat a special Laba porridge, usually made with at least eight ingredients, representing people's prayers for harvest. Many temples have the tradition of offering porridge to the public for free on the day. (Xinhua/Feng Dapeng Editor: Mengjie)

 

 

 Monks and volunteers prepare Laba porridge at the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 5, 2017. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese festival on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, fell on Jan. 5 this year. It's customary on this day to eat a special Laba porridge, usually made with at least eight ingredients, representing people's prayers for harvest. Many temples have the tradition of offering porridge to the public for free on the day. (Xinhua/Feng Dapeng Editor: Mengjie)

 

 

Combo photo shows Buddhist doctor Shi Yanbai searching a Chinese medicinal book for the ingredients for Shaolin Laba porridge at the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 4, 2017. The Laba Festival, a traditional Chinese festival on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, fell on Jan. 5 this year. It's customary on this day to eat a special Laba porridge, usually made with at least eight ingredients, representing people's prayers for harvest. Many temples have the tradition of offering porridge to the public for free on the day. (Xinhua/Feng Dapeng Editor: Mengjie)

 

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