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The beauty of merit-making ( 5 photo)

The beauty of merit-making around town in Thailand.

17 Jul 2019
Dressed in Thai traditional outfits, Miss Thailand World 2019 contestants hold a candle while doing a 'wian thian' walk at a Buddhist temple in Saraburi on Asarnha Bucha Day yesterday. The religious activity was part of the beauty contest programme. (Photo by Varuth Hirunyatheb)

Dressed in Thai traditional outfits, Miss Thailand World 2019 contestants hold a candle while doing a 'wian thian' walk at a Buddhist temple in Saraburi on Asarnha Bucha Day yesterday. The religious activity was part of the beauty contest programme. (Photo by Varuth Hirunyatheb)

A girl and her father each hold a lotus as they enter Wat Pariwat Ratchasongkhram in Bangkok's Yannawa district. The temple was crowded with Buddhists making merit on Asarnha Bucha Day yesterday. (Photo by Patipat Janthong)

A girl and her father each hold a lotus as they enter Wat Pariwat Ratchasongkhram in Bangkok's Yannawa district. The temple was crowded with Buddhists making merit on Asarnha Bucha Day yesterday. (Photo by Patipat Janthong)

A woman holds flowers, joss sticks and a candle at Bangkok's Wat Ratchabophit Sathit Maha Simaram yesterday. (Photo by Apichart Jinakul)

A woman holds flowers, joss sticks and a candle at Bangkok's Wat Ratchabophit Sathit Maha Simaram yesterday. (Photo by Apichart Jinakul)

A family offers food to a Buddhist monk at Wat Chonlaprathan Rangsarit in Nonthaburi yesterday. (Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd)

A family offers food to a Buddhist monk at Wat Chonlaprathan Rangsarit in Nonthaburi yesterday. (Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd)

Miss Thailand World 2019 contestants make merit at a Saraburi temple yesterday. (Photo by Varuth Hirunyatheb)

Miss Thailand World 2019 contestants make merit at a Saraburi temple yesterday. (Photo by Varuth Hirunyatheb)