In this August 2012 photo, visitors scoop water from a fountain near the entrance to Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto, Japan. Such fountains are common at Japanese temples, used to wash hands and cleanse the ... more 
In this August 2012 photo, visitors scoop water from a fountain near the entrance to Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto, Japan. Such fountains are common at Japanese temples, used to wash hands and cleanse the mouth in a brief purification ritual. (AP Photo/Adam Geller) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Adam Geller
Wed, Apr 3, 2013 2:37 PM EDT