Heavenly blessing day
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.
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