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Travelling to the Islands
July 23, 2018
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Respect
July 23, 2018
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  • Show respect to monks, novices and nuns, don’t offer to shake hands, avoid stepping on a monk’s shadow.
  • Ladies do not sit next to or hand anything directly to Buddhist monks.
  • Show respect by not taking photos or disturbing monks during prayer times.
  • Don’t sit with your back or feet towards Buddha’s image.
  • Handle Buddha images or sacred objects with respect and avoid placing them in inappropriate places (on the floor for example).
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