Butter sculptures of Buddha figurines exhibited at Taer Monastery

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Updated: 2017-02-12 16:40:48

A lama transfers butter sculptures to the exhibition booth at the Taer (Gumbum) Monastery in Huangzhong county of Xining, capital of Northwest China's Qinghai province, Feb 11, 2017. The butter sculptures are handmade by lamas in shapes of Buddha figurines, trees, flowers, birds and animals. [Photo/Xinhua]

Lamas set up exhibition booth for butter sculptures at the Taer (Gumbum) Monastery in Huangzhong county of Xining, capital of Northwest China's Qinghai province, Feb 11, 2017. The butter sculptures are handmade by lamas in shapes of Buddha figurines, trees, flowers, birds and animals. [Photo/Xinhua]

Buddha statues made of butter are displayed at the Taer (Gumbum) Monastery in Huangzhong county of Xining, capital of Northwest China's Qinghai province, Feb 11, 2017. The butter sculptures are handmade by lamas in shapes of Buddha figurines, trees, flowers, birds and animals. [Photo/Xinhua]

Butter statues are displayed at the exhibition booth at the Taer (Gumbum) Monastery in Huangzhong county of Xining, capital of Northwest China's Qinghai province, Feb 11, 2017. The butter sculptures are handmade by lamas in shapes of Buddha figurines, trees, flowers, birds and animals. [Photo/Xinhua]

Buddha statues made of butter are displayed at the Taer (Gumbum) Monastery in Huangzhong county of Xining, capital of Northwest China's Qinghai province, Feb 11, 2017. The butter sculptures are handmade by lamas in shapes of Buddha figurines, trees, flowers, birds and animals. [Photo/Xinhua]

Buddha statue made of butter is displayed at the Taer (Gumbum) Monastery in Huangzhong county of Xining, capital of Northwest China's Qinghai province, Feb 11, 2017. The butter sculptures are handmade by lamas in shapes of Buddha figurines, trees, flowers, birds and animals. [Photo/Xinhua]

A lama transfers a butter statue to the exhibition booth at the Taer (Gumbum) Monastery in Huangzhong county of Xining, capital of Northwest China's Qinghai province, Feb 11, 2017. The butter sculptures are handmade by lamas in shapes of Buddha figurines, trees, flowers, birds and animals. [Photo/Xinhua]

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