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Children Become Buddhist Monks

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - MAY 03: Children attend during the 'Children Becoming Buddhist Monks' ceremony forthcoming buddha's birthday at a Chogye temple on May 3, 2013 in Seoul, South Korea. The children will stay at the temple to learn about Buddhism for 14 days. Buddha was born approximately 2,557 years ago, and although the exact date is unknown, Buddha's official birthday is celebrated on the full moon in May in South Korea, which is on May 17 this year. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Children Become Buddhist Monks

In a ceremony ahead of Buddha's birthday, children had their heads shaved to become Buddhist monks on May 3, 2013 at Chogye temple in Seoul, South Korea.