Thursday, May 31, 2012

Wesak festival in my village

This month we remember our great teacher supreme Buddha. Wesak full moon poya day we celebrate his birth, enlightenment and we remember his mahaparinirvana. These three incidents were happen in wesak full moon poya day. These three incidents are called “Themagula”.

( birth of prince siddartha) 

( enlightenment  of Buddha)

( mahaparinirvana of Buddha )
People in my village organized a “dansala” near our temple.

(image of "Dansala)

We went temple at night and attended a “bodhi pooja”.

We also lit wesak lanterns at home.

(image of wesak lanterns )