Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Earth Day Celebration

In conjunction of Earth Day, Dhammakaya Temple in Thailand held a mass meditation ceremony in the temple ground on the April 22, 2011. To Buddhists, meditation cultivates inner peace and this wave of peace and compassion is transmitted through atmosphere to all beings in all directions. Buddhists see the mind as a tool to create world peace.

The celebration was participated by 100,000 monks and lay followers.

n addition, the Earth Day anniversary this year was highlighted by the Casting Ceremony of 100,000 Buddha Images. The cast images will be enshrined at the Dhammakaya Cetiya . where in the future will be the venue for 1,000,000 (one million) meditators to assemble on Earth Day. One million peaceful minds create a wonderful peaceful world. As such, the Earth will be taken care of on the Earth Day by means of meditation.