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Monks line up for a discipinary session, in which older monks check younger monks' robes for cleanliness, as part of training at the monastery at the Paro Dzong in Paro, Bhutan, May 15, 2007.  Monasteries line the countryside throughout Bhutan, and young monks are taught Bhuddist studies, manners, and basic home skills among their studies and prayers. traditionally in Bhutan, families used to send one child per family to the monastery, though now it is up to the individual family to decide whether they would like to send a child.
Paro Dzong, Bhutan

Monks line up for a discipinary session, in which older monks check younger monks' robes for cleanliness, as part of training at the monastery at the Paro Dzong in Paro, Bhutan, May 15, 2007. Monasteries line the countryside throughout Bhutan, and young monks are taught Bhuddist studies, manners, and basic home skills among their studies and prayers. traditionally in Bhutan, families used to send one child per family to the monastery, though now it is up to the individual family to decide whether they would like to send a child.