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Gandan Monastery

A Buddhist monk walks the grounds of the Gandantegchinlen Monastery, known as the Gandan Monastery, a Tibetan-style monastery in the Ulaanbaatar Mongolian, on July 23, 2012. The Tibetan name translates to the "Great Place of Complete Joy." It currently has over 150 monks in residence. The Gandan Monastery was renovated in 1990 following the collapse of the communist government in Mongolia. © 2012 Tom Turner Photography.

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Monks and their Monastery
A Buddhist monk walks the grounds of the Gandantegchinlen Monastery, known as the Gandan Monastery, a Tibetan-style monastery in the Ulaanbaatar Mongolian, on July 23, 2012.  The Tibetan name translates to the "Great Place of Complete Joy." It currently has over 150 monks in residence. The Gandan Monastery was renovated in 1990 following the collapse of the communist government in Mongolia. © 2012 Tom Turner Photography.