2022年佛誕浴佛勝會

Bathing the Baby Buddha Ceremony

The celebration of Buddha’s birthday normally consisted of ceremonial offering of flowers, candles, and fruits, chanting and praying The “Bathing the Baby Buddha Ceremony” is an ancient tradition dating back over two millennia. According to various stories found in the Buddhist scriptures, the newborn Buddha was bathed in a fragrant, heavenly water. The early Buddhist temples in India reenacted the event to commemorate Buddha’s birthday. Due to the worldwide instability this year, Vancouver Yuan Yung Buddhism Centre Society would like to invite everyone to this special ceremony and praying for world peace.

「浴佛」是藉洗滌外在的佛來清淨我們的內在佛,當下不僅以法水來洗滌我們心靈,更要學習佛陀慈悲、智慧與包容的精神,藉此淨化個人的身口意,袪除貪瞋痴的污垢,讓自己身行、語言、心意都能保持潔淨。並且藉著浴佛的功德,淨化自己的煩惱塵垢,轉五濁惡世為清淨的淨土,導正人心為善良菩提。