Monday Moment: Perfume Pagoda Pilgrimage , Vietnam

26.November 2012

Monday Moment, Vietnam

Perfume Pagoda, Vietnam

Hundreds of boats, loaded with thousands of pilgrims, make their way toward the Perfume Pagoda outside of Hanoi.

Families come to pray for luck and good fortune. Couples come to pray for fertility.

Men come to pray for prosperity and good luck.And test that faith by playing cards on the way back down. I wonder if they turn around and head back up if they don’t do so well in the game.

Perfume Pagoda, Vietnam

 

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4 Responses to “Monday Moment: Perfume Pagoda Pilgrimage , Vietnam”

  1. Shalu Sharma Says:

    The Buddhist pagoda is amazing. I love to explore some of the interesting places such as this one. It’s interesting to note that couples come to pray for fertility.
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  2. Hanno Schaaf Says:

    Envy you an wish to you good luck+health
    Your´s Hannno

  3. Alouise Says:

    I love that first photo. It has such a timeless look to it.
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