Consecration: The multi-tiered Bai Si and a tall candle, 1987

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Consecration: The multi-tiered Bai Si and a tall candle, 1987

Description

The multi-tiered Bai Si and the tall candle offered for the three month rain retreat. For the duration of the three month retreat the monks are to keep this candle lit. In some monasteries a monk is appointed to stand watch over the candle with instructions to relight the candle if it should go out. This practice however, was not observed.  

Consecration of the Buddha Statue, photograph 14 of 45, from Cambodian Traditional Crafts and Religious Ceremonies.

View the Consecration group of photographs in order on the Internet Archive, https://archive.org/details/BuddhaConcecration.

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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Date

1987

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1 photograph; 12.6 x 8.9

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consecration_14

Citation

Chigas, George, “Consecration: The multi-tiered Bai Si and a tall candle, 1987,” Southeast Asian Digital Archive, accessed November 24, 2020, https://umlseada.omeka.net/items/show/406.

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