The Hue Quang Temple in Little Saigon.
The attendees start to arrive,
Shoes are left outside
The Master leads in prayer.
Another monk continues the session,
then it is passed over to a nun.
Chanting continues for 1 hour straight.
While lunch is prepared outside,
and the communal tables are set.
As the monks and nun have lunch the temple is prepared for the afternoon session.
After lunch the attendees return to the temple with a walking chant.
Once in the temple, the line winds through the rows of cushions. A continual motion in opposite directions until everyone is in their place.
After the sessions, 3 nuns as they leave the temple.
While one asks me for my business card.
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