CHINESE HUNGRY GHOST

An Ethnic Chinese devotee offers prayers in front of paper-made statue during Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival in Petaling Jaya August 21, 2013. In the Chinese tradition the seventh month of the lunar year is regarded as the Ghost Month in which spirits and ghosts come down to earth. The devotees also will do a ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, burning joss paper and burning a paper-made models such as clothes, gold, sport cars and other fine goods to appease wandering spirits. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

An Ethnic Chinese devotee offers prayers in front of paper-made statue during Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival in Petaling Jaya August 21, 2013. In the Chinese tradition the seventh month of the lunar year is regarded as the Ghost Month in which spirits and ghosts come down to earth. The devotees also will do a ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, burning joss paper and burning a paper-made models such as clothes, gold, sport cars and other fine goods to appease wandering spirits. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

An Ethnic Chinese devotee offers prayers in front of paper-made statue during Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival in Petaling Jaya August 21, 2013. In the Chinese tradition the seventh month of the lunar year is regarded as the Ghost Month in which spirits and ghosts come down to earth. The devotees also will do a ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, burning joss paper and burning a paper-made models such as clothes, gold, sport cars and other fine goods to appease wandering spirits. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

An Ethnic Chinese devotee offers prayers in front of paper-made statue during Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival in Petaling Jaya August 21, 2013. In the Chinese tradition the seventh month of the lunar year is regarded as the Ghost Month in which spirits and ghosts come down to earth. The devotees also will do a ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, burning joss paper and burning a paper-made models such as clothes, gold, sport cars and other fine goods to appease wandering spirits. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

An Ethnic Chinese devotee offers prayers during Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival in Petaling Jaya August 21, 2013. In the Chinese tradition the seventh month of the lunar year is regarded as the Ghost Month in which spirits and ghosts come down to earth. The devotees also will do a ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, burning joss paper and burning a paper-made models such as clothes, gold, sport cars and other fine goods to appease wandering spirits. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

An Ethnic Chinese devotee offers prayers during Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival in Petaling Jaya August 21, 2013. In the Chinese tradition the seventh month of the lunar year is regarded as the Ghost Month in which spirits and ghosts come down to earth. The devotees also will do a ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, burning joss paper and burning a paper-made models such as clothes, gold, sport cars and other fine goods to appease wandering spirits. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

An Ethnic Chinese devotee offers prayers in front of paper-made statue during Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival in Petaling Jaya August 21, 2013. In the Chinese tradition the seventh month of the lunar year is regarded as the Ghost Month in which spirits and ghosts come down to earth. The devotees also will do a ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, burning joss paper and burning a paper-made models such as clothes, gold, sport cars and other fine goods to appease wandering spirits. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

An Ethnic Chinese devotee offers prayers in front of paper-made statue during Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival in Petaling Jaya August 21, 2013. In the Chinese tradition the seventh month of the lunar year is regarded as the Ghost Month in which spirits and ghosts come down to earth. The devotees also will do a ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, burning joss paper and burning a paper-made models such as clothes, gold, sport cars and other fine goods to appease wandering spirits. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

An Ethnic Chinese devotee arranges statues which will be set on fire during Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival in Petaling Jaya August 21, 2013. In the Chinese tradition the seventh month of the lunar year is regarded as the Ghost Month in which spirits and ghosts come down to earth. The devotees also will do a ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, burning joss paper and burning a paper-made models such as clothes, gold, sport cars and other fine goods to appease wandering spirits. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

An Ethnic Chinese devotee arranges statues which will be set on fire during Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival in Petaling Jaya August 21, 2013. In the Chinese tradition the seventh month of the lunar year is regarded as the Ghost Month in which spirits and ghosts come down to earth. The devotees also will do a ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, burning joss paper and burning a paper-made models such as clothes, gold, sport cars and other fine goods to appease wandering spirits. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

An Ethnic Chinese devotee offers prayers in front of paper-made statue during Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival in Petaling Jaya August 21, 2013. In the Chinese tradition the seventh month of the lunar year is regarded as the Ghost Month in which spirits and ghosts come down to earth. The devotees also will do a ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, burning joss paper and burning a paper-made models such as clothes, gold, sport cars and other fine goods to appease wandering spirits. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

An Ethnic Chinese devotee offers prayers in front of paper-made statue during Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival in Petaling Jaya August 21, 2013. In the Chinese tradition the seventh month of the lunar year is regarded as the Ghost Month in which spirits and ghosts come down to earth. The devotees also will do a ritualistic food offerings, burning incense, burning joss paper and burning a paper-made models such as clothes, gold, sport cars and other fine goods to appease wandering spirits. Photo Adib Rawi Yahya

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