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  Mahayana Buddhist monks

 

Thailand

Thai-Chinese monks in Wat Tham Khao Noi (fig.), a Mahayana Buddhist temple in Kanchanaburi (fig.). During prayers, the monks wear a long orange ceremonial robe, akin to that of Theravada Buddhist monks (fig.), but otherwise they are dressed in a more leisurely outfit (fig.).