Slide of a monk calling out prayers for Peter Baldwin at Vigan Monastery, Qinghai

The monk shown in the photograph is from a Red Sect, Ningma Pa. He holds bells in his right hand, a damru (small drum) in his other which is rotated on the wrist. In front of are some cymbals and a thigh bone trumpet. He also has leopard skin around his neck.

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