Asiatische Kunst

Buddhist New Year

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A group of monks meditating to Buddha during Buddhist New Year

The ecstasy of Buddhism is thoroughly and massively followed by majority of people around the world in many countries. While in some countries, Buddhism is a significantly existing religion since a very long time. In each country, Buddhism has its own history, traditions and religious aspects embraced according to the local culture. These countries holding different values celebrate Buddhist New Year on varying days of a year. It is due to; Buddhist New year is based on luni-solar Buddhist calendar which varies according to the time zone of a country and New Year falls in different dates. Buddhism following countries like Burma , Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Thailand, and Laos has extended the celebration of holidays New Year for three days. It is celebrated most importantly on the night of full moon which falls in every May. Whereas, Mahayana tradition has allocated the celebration of Buddhist new year rituals on the first full moon of January month according to Georgian Calendar. In context of Nepal as a part of celebration, Buddhism is appreciated during the birth date of Lord Buddha which falls in the month of May also called as Baisakh Purnima or Buddha Jayanti in native language.

Buddhist New year Festivals

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Despite different geographical locations, Buddhist New Year is celebrated great joy, splendor, cheering every citizen to live a happy and prosperous life. Apart from a private celebration, there are many events organized by local committee to cherish all the people of society with equal fun. So that no one will remain immune from having the pleasure of the new year observation. In Nepal, social celebration is organized by gathering all the Buddhist community, participating in the rally, hailing some holy chants in the flow of music. After then the devotees gathered in monasteries, offer prayers to Lord Gautama and serve all the delicious foods. Lots of preparation and efforts are made over a period of time collectively to ensure excellent and beguiling Buddhist New Year celebrations.

The Buddhist Calendar and the New Year

It’s the time to hover the new calendar replacing the old ones, the earlier time may have gone through some sorrows and joys but people invite New Year to bring us the new charm, happiness, mindfulness, prosperity and positive changes in life. People offer prayers in temples and monasteries to end the year peacefully and welcome a new time hopefully. Buddha statues are bathed in a ceremony and worshiped by devotees. Similarly other Buddhists gods are also acknowledged and candles are lighted in temples to honor these deities. People celebrate Buddhist New Year by cleaning their houses, visiting friends and relatives, exchanging greetings and warm love to each other. Delightful dishes are prepared in a conventional manner and served to all the family members.

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Buddha Statues in our catalog

Alte holzerne Mandalay Buddha Figur

Alte holzerne Mandalay Buddha Figur

850 Euro
Besondere bronze Ava Buddha Figur

Besondere bronze Ava Buddha Figur

Alte bronze Samantabhadra Figur

Alte bronze Samantabhadra Figur

1750 Euro
Alte bronze Buddhafigur

Alte bronze Buddhafigur

250 Euro
Alte Nepalesische Medizin Buddha Figur

Alte Nepalesische Medizin Buddha Figur

250 Euro
Alte Buddhafigur aus Nepal

Alte Buddhafigur aus Nepal

1450 Euro
Antike Buddhafigur aus Birma

Antike Buddhafigur aus Birma

250 Euro
Gans besondere Japanische Amida Buddha

Gans besondere Japanische Amida Buddha

13000 Euro
Antike bronze Laos Buddha Figur

Antike bronze Laos Buddha Figur

1250 Euro
Alte Nepalesische Buddha Figur

Alte Nepalesische Buddha Figur

250 Euro
Alte stehende Mandalay Buddha Figur

Alte stehende Mandalay Buddha Figur

500 Euro
Old bronze medicine Buddha statue

Old bronze medicine Buddha statue

350 Euro
Antike holzerne Mon Buddha Figur

Antike holzerne Mon Buddha Figur

1850 Euro
Besondere bronze Mandalay Buddha Figur

Besondere bronze Mandalay Buddha Figur

7500 Euro
Alte Nepalesische Buddha Figur

Alte Nepalesische Buddha Figur

1750 Euro
Antike alabaster Buddha Figur

Antike alabaster Buddha Figur

1450 Euro
Alte Nepalesische bronze Buddha Figur

Alte Nepalesische bronze Buddha Figur

1550 Euro
Alte bronze Nepalesische Buddha Figur

Alte bronze Nepalesische Buddha Figur

350 Euro
Neue gemachte Nepalesische Medizin Buddha Figur

Neue gemachte Nepalesische Medizin Buddha Figur

900 Euro
Antike bronze Buddha Figur, anfang Ava Zeit

Antike bronze Buddha Figur, anfang Ava Zeit

6500 Euro
Antike Birmanische Ava Buddha Figur

Antike Birmanische Ava Buddha Figur

1350 Euro
Alte bronze Nepal Buddha Figur

Alte bronze Nepal Buddha Figur

1250 Euro
Antike bronze Ava Buddha Figur

Antike bronze Ava Buddha Figur

1200 Euro
Antike Shan Buddha Figur

Antike Shan Buddha Figur

1100 Euro
17. Jh. marmor Buddha Figur

17. Jh. marmor Buddha Figur

1850 Euro
Alte Nepalesische bronze Buddha Figur

Alte Nepalesische bronze Buddha Figur

1750 Euro
Alte Nepalesische Buddha Figur

Alte Nepalesische Buddha Figur

250 Euro
Detaillierte Nepalesische Bronze Buddha

Detaillierte Nepalesische Bronze Buddha

375 Euro
Antike bronze Shan Buddha Figur

Antike bronze Shan Buddha Figur

2500 Euro
Alte bronze Medizin Buddha Figur

Alte bronze Medizin Buddha Figur

475 Euro
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