Beijing temple offers free Laba porridge to devotees and tourists alike

Source: Globaltimes.cn Published: 2017/1/5 15:13:25

  • Staff members from Lingguang Temple at Badachu Park in Beijing offer free Laba porridge, made with grains, beans, and dried fruits, to devotees and tourists for Laba Day, on January 5, 2017. Laba falls on the 8th day of the 12th lunar month, and is often considered as the prelude to Chinese Spring Festival. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • Staff members from Lingguang Temple at Badachu Park in Beijing offer free Laba porridge, made with grains, beans, and dried fruits, to devotees and tourists for Laba Day, on January 5, 2017. Laba falls on the 8th day of the 12th lunar month, and is often considered as the prelude to Chinese Spring Festival. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • Visitors enjoy Laba porridge in the temple grounds. The temple prepared more than 1,000 kilograms of rice, beans and dried fruits to make the porridge, enough to feed a total of more than 80,000 people. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • A visitor enjoys a bowl of Laba porridge in the temple grounds. The temple prepared more than 1,000 kilograms of rice, beans and dried fruits to make the porridge, enough to feed a total of more than 80,000 people. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • Lingguang Temple at Badachu Park in Beijing offers free Laba porridge, made with grains, beans, and dried fruits, to devotees and tourists for Laba Day, on January 5, 2017. Laba falls on the 8th day of the 12th lunar month, and is often considered as the prelude to Chinese Spring Festival. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • Staff members from Lingguang Temple at Badachu Park in Beijing offer free Laba porridge, made with grains, beans, and dried fruits, to devotees and tourists for Laba Day, on January 5, 2017. Laba falls on the 8th day of the 12th lunar month, and is often considered as the prelude to Chinese Spring Festival. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • A visitor enjoys a bowl of Laba porridge in the temple grounds. The temple prepared more than 1,000 kilograms of rice, beans and dried fruits to make the porridge, enough to feed a total of more than 80,000 people. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • A visitor enjoys a bowl of Laba porridge in the temple grounds. The temple prepared more than 1,000 kilograms of rice, beans and dried fruits to make the porridge, enough to feed a total of more than 80,000 people. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • A young girl enjoys a bowl of Laba porridge in the temple grounds. The temple prepared more than 1,000 kilograms of rice, beans and dried fruits to make the porridge, enough to feed a total of more than 80,000 people. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • Visitors enjoy Laba porridge in the temple grounds. The temple prepared more than 1,000 kilograms of rice, beans and dried fruits to make the porridge, enough to feed a total of more than 80,000 people. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • Visitors enjoy Laba porridge in the temple grounds. The temple prepared more than 1,000 kilograms of rice, beans and dried fruits to make the porridge, enough to feed a total of more than 80,000 people. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • Staff members from Lingguang Temple at Badachu Park in Beijing offer free Laba porridge, made with grains, beans, and dried fruits, to devotees and tourists for Laba Day, on January 5, 2017. Laba falls on the 8th day of the 12th lunar month, and is often considered as the prelude to Chinese Spring Festival. Photo: Li Hao/GT






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