Friday, March 5, 2010

Vietnam Receives Buddha's Relics From India ( Update 4 )

Hordes of people waiting at Bai Dinh for the arrival of the sacred relics

Thousands of devotees and monks throng the temple to witness this historic moment in Vietnamese Buddhism

Finally the much awaited Buddha's Relics arrive at the temple

The Buddha's Relics are handed to the chief nun of the Bai Dinh Temple
The ceremony to mark the enshrinement of the relics in this temple

The well preserved and much protected Buddha's Relics

The festive atmosphere at the temple with cultural performances held to celebrate the arrival of the sacred relics.