Heavenly blessing day

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2016-06-14

The eighth day of the fourth month in the Chinese calendar is the birthday of Buddha.

Buddhists celebrate by taking a bath in order to wash away any dirt on their bodies and cleanse themselves of all dirty thoughts. As a result, the day is also known as Buddha Bath Day.

Heavenly blessing day

The ritual on the heavenly blessing day at Puzhao Temple. [Photo/mount-tai.com.cn]

Editor: Li Jing

Source: The Information Office of Tai'an Government