Monks pray before the start of the two day "Hemis Festival" at the Hemis Gompa, the oldest and biggest monastery in Ladakh region, some 45 Kilometers (28 miles) southeast of Leh, India, Sunday, July ... more 
Monks pray before the start of the two day "Hemis Festival" at the Hemis Gompa, the oldest and biggest monastery in Ladakh region, some 45 Kilometers (28 miles) southeast of Leh, India, Sunday, July 10, 2011.The annual festival marks the birth anniversary of the monastery's founder Padmasambhava.(AP Photo/Dar Yasin) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Dar Yasin
Sun, Jul 10, 2011 1:06 PM EDT