The yellow facade of a temple stands out from a view atop a building in Zhenjiang, China on December 6, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob)
Colorful prayer ribbons and medals adorn the Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang, Malaysia on July 15, 2013. (ansel.ma/Flickr)
Hanging lanterns float above a Buddhist temple in Chuncheon, South Korea on June 24, 2013. (JoonYoung Kim/Flickr)
The Sri Mariamman shrine in Singapore's Chinatown festooned with colored balloons on September 10, 2012. (Andy*Enero/Flickr)
A man setting up the evening lights on the temple tower, almost completely camouflaged among the statues of the gods: Meenakshi Amman temple, Madurai, India, on January 16, 2012.
Taiwan Temple Festival on March 28, 2012.