SHAOLIN TEMPLE CULTURAL CENTER IN GREECE
SHAOLI N TEMPL E GREECE
Celebrating the Birthday of Buddha Sakyamuni 2018
On May 22, 2018, at the Cultural Center Tsangougi Greece Shaolin-Shaolin Temple Greece希腊少林寺, we celebrated the annual event, the Birthday of Buddha Shakyamuni with driver Master Shi Yan Xiang释延向法师, 34th generation Shaolin monk.
The Buddha's birthday remains one of the largest Buddhist festivals as a World Feast celebrated on the 8th day of the 4th month in the Lunar calendar and in the Western calendar normally in April or May. This event is celebrated every year to celebrate the c Prince Siddhartha Gautama, founder of Buddhism.
A Buddha Sakyamuni baby washing ceremony was held by all present, followed by Recitations of Wishes with Master Xi Xiang γκ 延 向 οδηγ leading the ceremony, praying for Happiness, Health and Peace around the world.
After the Ceremony there was a 30 minute Chan Meditation session and the day ended with a free vegetarian meal to cultivate the values of friendship.
Master Xi Yang Xiang εύ 延向 法师, wishes the world peace, prosperity, health and true happiness. Amitoufo!