1. Introduction Along with the economical development and changes of time, Tibetan Buddhism festivals have been an integral part of the organic community, which advocates the Tibetan Buddhism religious doctrine. The paper tries to do a brief study of Tibetan Buddhism festivals through the theories of cultural anthropology and the aspect of ethnology. Analyzed the secularization of the Tibetan Buddhism festivals and discussed the functions of the festivals. Explored the relationship between the festivals and politics、the festivals and economics、the festivals and other cultural elements.
Korean Buddhism clarified a unique concept of preparing food in five precepts and forbidding to kill animals is the first one. Thats why, temples always use vegetables and even vegetable oil instead of animal products. The Buddhist rites of Korea can be seperated into two sets: one of them is for the deceased and the other is for the living. During the first class of ceremony Bul-gong takes place in Buddhist offering (which is originated during the period of Sakyamuni Buddha’s life. Two meanings are issued by the Buddhist offering: one is about taking shelter from Buddha and his teachings and dispicles, and the other one is devoting yourself to make promises and to transfer positive thinkings to the others for creating a spiritual wealth and happiness.
People who believed in it, tried to explain peculiarities of this religion to the society that is why the majority of works which appeared at that period of time are devoted to explanation of the main aspects of this religion. Mahabharata and Ramayana can be taken as perfect examples of this influence. The events, which are described in these two epics took part in some ancient periods of time, however, both these works obtained their final form in Classical
Ceremonies in Buddhism Description: Numerous holidays and festivals are celebrated by the Buddhist community. It is an established faith that Buddhism encompasses various rituals as per their tradition and custom. Throughout the year, special days and holidays are celebrated by the people of the Buddhist community. The Buddhist festivals are rejoicing occasions where in people visit the temples and monasteries and offer food to the monks. Process: Poya Ceremony: The Poya Ceremony takes place every full moon and the ceremony is called Poya as per the “Sinhala Language.” 12 or 13 Poya are held every year.
Past court culture mainly supported by the court and nobility, most works of service and Buddhism, affecting its system hands of India, further integration of development, creating a unique Thai culture. Painting: Thai classical paintings, mostly restricted to temples and palaces in the mural, its themes are related to Buddhism, Sakyamuni Buddha 's life such as; story of heaven, hell and related traditions. Keynote painting is spread Buddhism and promote the development of Buddhism, and inspirational. Architecture: In addition to the royal palace buildings, but also in Buddhism belongs matter - pagodas and temples to see the Thai classical architecture. Learn from India, China and Myanmar architectural art, the Thai people have created their own unique architectural style - multi-storey roof, towering spire, with wood carvings, gold, porcelain, stained glass, pearl inlaid decoration.
These monks have a resounding history of the Cambodian culture and continue making impacts. One of the most noteworthy artifacts found within the Buddhist community is the creation of the Dharma. The Dharma is a form of religious text that has shaped both Hinduism and Buddhism. Within this book holds the teachings of Buddha that worshippers often hold to high standards. That religious text alone has formed the Buddhist monk culture found inside of Cambodia.
Karma is able to link with various concepts in the Buddhist religion. It is believed Karma has a connection with the past and future. In Buddhism Karma even has a role in cosmology. It’s believed that the universe is split into two components; the physical universe (bhajana) and the life-forms (Sattva).
However, the concept is not a creation of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. Traces of the concept of Hindu Rashtra can be seen from the Vedic times. Great leaders like Swami Vivekananda, Aurobindo Ghose, and Veer Savarkar have asserted India as Hindu Rashtra. Intellectuals form the west like Dr. Annie Besant has also acknowledged the concept of Hindu rashtra. The origin of the idea of the Hindu Rashtra lies in the mid to late nineteenth century, in the British colonial period and is connected with the names of Vivekananda, Dayanand Saraswati and Aurobindo Ghose.
In the medieval period, the Bhakti Movement was a very important aspect. This was due in part to the rise of a new line of kings, the Gupta lineage that supported the pantheon of gods through devotion of divine idols and also included the construction of temples and sustain for devotional groups. Together with these developments came a flourishing of mythical compositions about the gods, known as the Puranas, or, ancient stories. Central to this pantheon were the gods Vishnu, the cosmic king, and Shiva, the great yogi and ascetic known by many names, and his female counterpart, Shakti, or divine energy. Shakti was worshipped both as wife and wife of Shiva, but also in her own right as the Great Goddess in a variety of incarnations.
This implied giving an important right to women. This movement had other effects also. Since, the time of Manu women were debarred from education. The saints encouraged women to read religious books and to educate themselves. Thus, the Bhakti Movement gave a new life to women.