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Vesak in Buddhist Year 2560

Bali

Sun May 22nd 2016
Bali, Vihara Amurva Bumi, Blahbatuh
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Vesak or Waisak is a holiday traditionally observed by Buddhists. It represents the birth, the Nirvana (enlightenment) and the Parinirvana of Gautama Buddha and is the most significant day of the Buddhist calendar. On Vesak Day, temples are decorated with flags and flowers. Devoted Buddhists and many observers of the faith congregate at their temple before dawn, saffron-clad monks chant the sutras, the Buddhist flag is raised and the people sing hymns to celebrate the Buddha, the Dharma (his teachings) and the Sangha (his disciples). Worshippers bring offerings of flowers, candles and incense to lay at the feet of the statues. These offerings demonstrate that the believers accept that life, like the offerings, is subject to decay and destruction. Buddhists believe that performing good deeds on Vesak Day will multiply merit and it is often a day when Buddhist youth organise mass blood donations at hospitals and other Buddhists perform acts of generosity that can include releasing of caged birds and animals, taking goods to the poor and needy, and making gifts to charity. These acts of generosity are also known as Dana. The main theme of Vesak Day is to practice love, peace and harmony as taught by the Buddha. Locations: Vihara Amurva Bumi, Blahbatuh, Gianyar Wihara Dharmayana, Kuta Wihara Buddha Sakyamuni, Denpasar Brahmavihara Arama, Banjar, Singaraja Wihara Dharmagiri, Pupuan, Tabanan Wihara Buddha Guna, Nusa Dua

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