The Celebration of Visakha Puja Day at Our Local Temple

Visakha Puja Day is also known as Buddha’s Birthday, it’s the day of birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha. This is the holiest day for Buddhists,and celebrated by the Buddhist communities all over the world. It was a nice day, and we had a good turn out yesterday, might be about 80 worshipers that were there. We’ve several Buddhist temples in North Carolina, and this one is Wat Greensboro also known as Greensboro Buddhist Center, almost an hour and 20 minutes for us to get there, so our local temple is not so local after all.

Wat Greensboro

Buddhist worshippers

A young Buddhist worshiper, must be love at first sight…she is adorable.

Young Buddhist worshipper

And for those that have a hard time sitting on the floor, there are chairs in back.

Buddhist worshippers

This is Mae Tou Gaisorn, she is the host for Thot Pahpar this year, and also the previous years. She donated $50 and was the first to hang her money on the money tree, and by the end of the day many Buddhist worshipers joined her and we ended up with $300 and the amount was donated to the temple.

Thot Pahpar

Thot Pahpar

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