Followers participated in the bathing of
Buddha, offerings and fundraising
Held at the Genting
International Convention Centre (GICC), First World Hotel from 28 to 29 May,
the Wesak Day celebration included a two-day prayer ceremony conducted by the
Venerable Fa Quan from the Da Yuan Jiang Tang Temple in Johor. There were also presentations
of the Buddha's Relic from India, a blessing ceremony and the Dharma Discourse.
There was also a display of Bodhi, sala leaf and soil that originated from
India during the Buddha’s era. Followers then enjoyed a special vegetarian
lunch at 12pm on 29 May.
The Wesak Day celebration
at Resorts World Genting also included a series of events including prayers,
meditation and chanting sessions, and lamp-lighting. The bathing of the Buddha
ceremony is a main highlight, symbolising the elimination of the three
evils—Greed, Hatred and Ignorance. The followers also partook in the offering
of food to Buddha as well as an individual and mass family refuge of the triple
Visitors were also
encouraged to participate in the Buddha bathing ceremonies held at Chin Swee
Temple, 13th Floor Sky Terrace, from 26 to 30 May, 8am to
prayers, the Genting Buddhist Group also conducted a fundraising campaign for the
Bangladesh and India Kolkata New Buddhist Temple in line with practicing
compassion following the traits of the Buddha.
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