CULTURE People across China line up for Laba porridge in temples on Laba Festival

CULTURE

People across China line up for Laba porridge in temples on Laba Festival

By Chi Jingyi | People's Daily app

13:33, January 13, 2019

Many Buddhist temples across China distribute Laba porridge – a festive food usually containing rice, beans, peanuts and lotus seeds – for the traditional Laba Festival which falls on the eighth day of the last lunar month. (Photos: VCG)

January 13 marks the traditional Laba Festival in China. People in Beijing wait for Laba porridge in Lama Temple on January 12, 2019.

People wait for Laba porridge at Xingguo Temple in Jinan, Shandong Province on January 12, 2019.

People wait for Laba porridge at Jinghui Temple in Huai’an, Jiangsu Province on January 12, 2019.

People wait for Laba porridge at Hansh Temple in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province on January 12, 2019.

A kid is having Laba porridge in Ciyun Temple in Huai'an, Jiangsu Province.

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