Worshipers come to Yonghe Temple, also known as Lama Temple, in Beijing, China, to offer prayers. Incense is used in Buddhist cultures in the home and in the temple. It is served as an offering to Buddha or various deities. It is also an important ritual act that is believed to clear the air of evil spirits.

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