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    Tha Din Gyut Festival in Myanmar


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     exiter captured these beautiful pictures of the annual Thadingyut festival. The festival lasts three days--the day before the full moon, the day of, and the day after. People across the country of Myanmar (Burma) celebrate the descent of Buddha from his celestial abode where he was preaching during the Buddhist Lent by lighting thousands of candles and lanterns.

    His favorite part of the festival was the lighting of 9000 candles at the Shwedagon Pagoda. He says it's 'one of our country's most precious days'.
    - jne2013, CNN iReport producer

    Yesterday , I go to Shwedagon Pagoda and take a lot of photos . At Thi Din Gyut Full Moon day ,peoples are very crowed on Shwedagon Pagoda .

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