Disinilah Pertapa Gotama (Pangeran Sidharta Gautama) mencapai penerangan sempurna dan menjadi Buddha (artinya: Yang Tercerahkan) setelah 6 (enam) tahun sengsara menyiksa diri tanpa pemahaman yang benar di Hutan Uruvela.
Kami datang memberikan penghormatan kepada Pohon Bodhi nan agung yang telah berjasa menaungi sang pertapa mencapai penerangan sempurna.
Terima kasih, Pohon Bodhi, Pohon Kesadaran.
Semoga semua makhluk hidup berbahagia. Sadhu, sadhu, sadhu
Bodhgaya, India, 14 November 2017
Fotografer: Widie Chandra @WidieChandra
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A monks amidst so many monks from different parts of the world, this one negotiating rickshaw fare to reach Mahabodhi temple. I offered to share, he smiled, agreed, put his air mask and hopped right next.
There is something really calming about their demeaner. #village#stories
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This lady, must be in her late 80s & was contantly chatting and counting beads. I asked the shopkeeper nearby, (from who i also ordered a samosa), as to whats up with her !? He conveniently ignored and just kept looking as if duuhhh !! I finished my samosa and tea, drifted a little further, set my camera, zoomed and click - Now here just one shot and she is staring right in. Well, i got a little spooked with this extremely angular stare.
Relics, ruins and the massive poojas + pind dans to pray for souls who passed away...(which bodhgaya is also known for) this place, am certain is rich with paranormal. #village#stories
Given a privilege to hold Indonesia banner at ITCC (International Tipitaka Chanting Ceremony) 2017, walking from Wat Thai (Royal Temple) to Kalacakra with all monks from Indonesia.