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    From the Presidential election in Russia to Super Tuesday in the U.S. to fires in Congo and the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.
    March 9, 2012
    TIME Photo Department

    Thousands of Thai Buddhist monks chant during lantern lighting to celebrate Makha Bucha day at Dhammakaya Temple in Pathum Thani province, on the outskirts of Bangkok

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    • Scott Knickelbine

      Thousands of Thai Buddhist monks chant during lantern lighting to celebrate Makha Bucha day at Dhammakaya Temple in Pathum Thani province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, 07 March 2012.

    • ART123

      Incredible shot of Thai monks at a lantern-lighting ceremony for this week's Makha Bucha holiday. Photo by Rungroj Yongrit. - Google Search

    • Thom B. Woods

      Not shopped Buddhist monks during a lantern lighting ceremony to celebrate Makha Bucha day - Bangkok - Imgur

    • Kri Gandzumian

      March 7, 2012. thousands of Thai Buddhist monks chant during lantern lighting to celebrate Makha Bucha day (In Bangkok).

    • Carol Hines

      March 7, 2012. Thousands of Thai Buddhist monks chant during lantern lighting to celebrate Makha Bucha day at Dhammakaya Temple in Pathum Thani province, on the outskirts of Bangkok. Read more: http://lightbox.time.com/2012/03/09/pictures-of-the-week-march-2-march-9/#ixzz1pFA7yGWF

    • Cassie Resendez

      Buddhist monks during a lantern lighting ceremony to celebrate Makha Bucha day, Bangkok. [photo by tony kurdzuk]

    • Katia Sciscioli

      Thai Buddhist monks chant during lantern lighting to celebrate Makha Bucha day

    • Mitchy Goldstar

      Buddhist monks: lantern lighting ceremony (from a pps)

    • Tee O'Keefe

      thai buddhist monks during lantern lighting ceremony

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