Colorful Buddhist holiday

• Colorful Buddhist holiday

Vesak or "Buddha's Birthday" - a traditional Buddhist holiday, which is celebrated every year during the full moon, which occurs in May or June. Buddhists from around the world gather to celebrate Buddha's birthday and his enlightenment and death.

And this is a very colorful event.

Colorful Buddhist holiday

Construction of a huge statue of Buddha in the Son Tae on the outskirts of Hanoi, Vietnam, May 18, 2019. By the way, do not forget to look The highest statue in the world. (Photo: Manan Vatsyayana):

Colorful Buddhist holiday

The Buddhists walking with candles circles in the temple in Chonburi province, Thailand, May 18, 2019. So it looks like when you shoot at a slow shutter speed. (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha):

Colorful Buddhist holiday

The pacification. Ha Nam, Vietnam, May 13, 2019. (Photo Nhac Nguyen):

Colorful Buddhist holiday

What are some customs? On the territory of temples around the Bodhi tree and stupas made to place oil lamps. People send greeting cards to your friends, which is usually portrayed memorable events from the life of Buddha. (Photo Sai Aung Main):

Colorful Buddhist holiday

Shwedagon Pagoda. This 98-meter gilded stupa in Yangon, Myanmar. The most revered Pagoda in Burma according to legend contains the relics of four Buddhas: Kakusandhi staff, Konagamany water filter, part of the tunics of Kassapa and eight Gautam hair. Pagoda has often been the object of claims by foreign invaders. So, in 1608 the troops of the Portuguese adventurer Philip de Brito-e-Nikote plundered it and stole the bell trohsottonny Dhammazedi encrusted with jewels. (Photo Sai Aung Main):

Colorful Buddhist holiday

This is a huge tank - in a Tibetan fine arts images predominantly religious configured glutinous paint or print on silk or cotton, pre-primed with a mixture of chalk and animal glue. Image objects on the tank - Sakyamuni Buddha, the Buddhist hierarchy, the pantheon of characters, hagiographic cycles Bardo subjects. (Photo by Mohd Rasfan):

Colorful Buddhist holiday

The celebration of Vesak in the Tibetan Buddhist temple near the enlightened heart of Kuala Lumpur, May 19, 2019. (Photo by Mohd Rasfan):

Colorful Buddhist holiday

The monks in straw hats. (Photo by Wang Jianchun):

Colorful Buddhist holiday

Burning Buddha statues during the ceremony of Vesak celebration in East Java, Indonesia, May 19, 2019. (Photo Zabur Karuru):

Colorful Buddhist holiday

The monks in the temple. Monks appeared in the middle of one thousand. BC. e. in Buddhism, from the III century BC. e. monasticism appeared in Christianity. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti):

Colorful Buddhist holiday

On this day adorn the local churches and with the onset of darkness to light lanterns, symbolizing enlightenment that comes into this world. Lanterns for Vesak made of paper on a light wooden frame.

Colorful Buddhist holiday

Do not forget to pray. Borobudur Temple in Magelang, Indonesia, May 18, 2019. (Photo by Hendra Nurdiyansyah):

Colorful Buddhist holiday

Suspicious monk, Kathmandu, Nepal, May 18, 2019. (Photo Navesh Chitrakar):

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Beautiful ceremony in Ha Nam province, Vietnam on May 13, 2019. (Photo Nhac Nguyen):

Colorful Buddhist holiday