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Young monks lead Buddhist revival in Mongolia

Tuesday, June 05, 2018 - 02:10

Buddhism is one of the world's oldest religions, but Mongolia's monasteries are now increasingly run by millennial monks. They're the first generation to come of age after decades of religious repression under the Soviet system wiped out almost all Buddhist clergy. Reuters photographer Thomas Peter traveled to Mongolia to document the lives of these young masters.

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Buddhism is one of the world's oldest religions, but Mongolia's monasteries are now increasingly run by millennial monks. They're the first generation to come of age after decades of religious repression under the Soviet system wiped out almost all Buddhist clergy. Reuters photographer Thomas Peter traveled to Mongolia to document the lives of these young masters.

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Young monks lead Buddhist revival in Mongolia

Tuesday, June 05, 2018 - 02:10