Veneration of the Ancestors Feast, Trairatanaram Temple, Chelmsford, Massachusetts
Index data: All of the following photographs except 1-7 were made at the Buddhist temple in Chelmsford - Trairatanaram Temple (which serves the Lowell community) on the occasion of the Veneration of the Ancestors Feast. 1-7, Exterior views of N. Franklin Street residence, site of the Cambodian wedding, (JB-B268 and others), with children playing. 6 and 7 are good photos; 8-18, Exterior views of Chelmsford temple with worshipers approaching and congregating. 15, 16, 17, and 18 are good photos; 19-28, Ritual organized around wok-like container of sand holding candles and incense sticks. 19, 25, and 28 are good photos; 29-30, Worshipers in temple. 30 is a good photo; 31-34, Teenage members of congregation outside, with automobiles. 32, 33, and 34 are good photos; 35-36, Mercedes-Benz mechanic-turned Buddhist monk, Dhammak Vddho, a.k.a. John Massey, and other Buddhist monks eating food, gifts of worshipers. 35 is a good photo.