Worship inside a temple - SupChina

Worship inside a temple

Visitors light incense before worshipping gods at Hanshan Temple in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. In China, temple visitors usually hold burning incense while bowing or kneeling down in front of statues of gods as a sign of respect.

Michael Yamashita

Michael Yamashita is an award-winning photographer who has been shooting for National Geographic magazine for more than 30 years. He specialized in Asia after spending seven years in the region following his graduation from Wesleyan University.