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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Alte Thailand Buddha Figur

Alte Thailand Buddha Figur

2650 Euro
Alte Nepalesische Buddha Figur aus Bronze

Alte Nepalesische Buddha Figur aus Bronze

600 Euro
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Antike Birma Buddha

1250 Euro
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Alte Birmanische Shan Buddha Figur

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Grosse Buddha Figur aus bronze

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Alte bronze Buddha Figur

300 Euro
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Antike holzerne Lotus Buddha Figur

125 Euro
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Grosse 18. Jh. Ava Buddha Figur

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Antike Shan Buddha Figur

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Alte Buddha Figur ohne Gesicht

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Nepalesische Bodhisattva Figur aus bronze

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Alte Nepalesische Buddha Figur aus bronze

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Alte Birmanische Buddha aus Holz

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Antiker Lotus Buddha

Antiker Lotus Buddha

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Alte holzerne Buddha Figur

Alte holzerne Buddha Figur

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Alte Nepalesische Medizin Buddhafigur

1450 Euro
Antiker Mandalay Buddha

Antiker Mandalay Buddha

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Alte Nepalesische Buddha Figur aus Bronze

Alte Nepalesische Buddha Figur aus Bronze

1450 Euro
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Antique Burmese Shan Buddha statue

2750 Euro
Antiker bronze Laos Buddha

Antiker bronze Laos Buddha

1950 Euro
Alte Nepalesische Buddhafigur aus Bronze

Alte Nepalesische Buddhafigur aus Bronze

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Neue Nepalesische Medizin Buddha Figur

1450 Euro
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Alte marmor Buddha Figur

300 Euro
Neue gemachte Nepalesische Buddha Figur

Neue gemachte Nepalesische Buddha Figur

350 Euro
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