Vesak Day

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Know the enlightenment of this great man.

Understand the path he went through.

Understand his teachings with wisdom, and

Be mindful on this special day.

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11 thoughts on “Vesak Day

    gita4elamats said:
    May 24, 2013 at 11:26 am

    Is it today?

      Sydney Fong responded:
      May 24, 2013 at 11:51 am

      Yes! Is today! 24th May. 🙂

    chris13jkt said:
    May 24, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    Happy Vesak Day, Sydney!
    May all being be happy . . .

      Sydney Fong responded:
      May 24, 2013 at 12:13 pm

      Yes! May all being be well and happy! 🙂

    ryan said:
    May 24, 2013 at 12:49 pm

    Happy Vesak Day Syd.
    Sabbe Satta Bhavantu Sukhitatta.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      May 25, 2013 at 12:32 am

      You too! Ryan! May Peace be with you! 🙂

    mixedupmeme said:
    May 24, 2013 at 6:24 pm

    I did do some more Googling about the holiday/celebration. I read this:

    “This serves to remind fellow Buddhists to purify the mind from greed, lead noble lives and practise morality and kindness.”
    A good thing for all to follow. 🙂

      Sydney Fong responded:
      May 25, 2013 at 12:40 am

      Hi! Vesak Day is a great event in Buddhism, is just like Good Friday or Easter day.
      This is the day where commemorates Buddha birth, enlighten and death. 🙂
      It is very popular and great event especially in Asia.

    qiquan said:
    May 25, 2013 at 11:34 pm

    I am a bit picky when it comes to the photo, the camera gives a nice shallow depth of view, but I do not know why the ‘bokeh’ shape is distorted, probably due to some strange opening of the aperture in the camera. I missed my parents, I just loved to follow them to the temple and see all the ceremony.
    kc

      Sydney Fong responded:
      May 26, 2013 at 12:19 am

      I’m so glad you highlighted to me! Most properly I did not focus properly or could be hand shake not much!
      I was quite running out of time at that time, as I need to finish up my shooting before I start to help them selling drinks!
      Wow! Till now, I can’t forget the night in the temple! This could be my one of the most memorable day in my life! 🙂

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