Saturday, 28 April 2012

Think good thoughts


The Buddha's birthday, Victoria Park, today.

Bathe a baby...

Bargain for bibelots...

Buy beads.

More bagatelles...

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2 comments:

  1. So they celebrate Buddah's birthday every year on April 28? Do some mothers pour water on their own babies or kids on that day? Thanks.

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    1. The exact date of Buddha's birthday varies every year. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddha's_Birthday
      Bathing Buddha is a purification ritual. I don't think mothers pour water on their babies here. However, there is a connection with the Songkran festival in Thailand, which is held around this time, where water is splashed around everywhere.
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Songkran_(Thailand)

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