Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Kingdom of
CAMBODIAN BUDDHIST MONKS PRAY AT BEGINNING OF LENT.
Cambodian buddhist monks pray in a Pagoda at the beginning of lent, a three
month buddhist retreat, in Kandal province 20 km (12.5 miles) southeast of
the capital Phnom Penh July 8, 2003. Buddhist monks travel from door to door
each morning in Cambodia seeking donations of rice and other foodstuffs to
feed members of their pagodas. During the rainy season the monks will remain
in pagodas for three months. REUTERS/Chor Sokunthea