Burning of incense - Hungry ghost festival

Burning of incense
Hungry ghost festival
They are the restless spirits of people who did not have a funeral. So there is no one visiting their graves and they do not receive the gifts that Chinese poeple would take to their ancestors to pay respects. They miss out on food and spirit money. So, these ghosts are hungry

Nikon D200, AF Nikkor 35mm f/2.0D
1/50s f/2.8 at 35mm iso500
By Regis Madec on 2006-08-06

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