AN ELDERLY MONGOLIAN MONK SITS IN HIS ROOM NEXT TO THE AMARBAYASGALAN MONASTERY.
An elderly Mongolian monk sits in his room next to the Amarbayasgalan Monastery (seen through the window) in Erdenet, around 500 km (312 miles) northwest of the capital Ulan Bator, July 2, 2004. Tibetan Buddhism is making a comeback after being heavily suppressed during years of one-party rule as a Soviet satellite state. Picture taken on July 2. REUTERS/Guang Niu GN/CP