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  shinpyu

 

Myanmar

Shinpyu is the Burmese name for the ordination ceremony in which a boy becomes a shin thamanei or samanera, i.e. a novice in Theravada Buddhism.

See also TRAVEL PICTURES (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (9) and (10).