Consecration: Measuring the power of Buddha images, 1987

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Consecration: Measuring the power of Buddha images, 1987

Description

After the ceremony the presiding monk was asked to measure the power of the Buddha images placed before the altar by members of the laity. The presiding monk held them in his outstretched hand which "grew" according to the power of the particular image.

Consecration of the Buddha Statue, photograph 43 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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Publisher

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Date

1987

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Format

1 photograph; 8.8 x 12.6

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Identifier

consecration_43

Citation

Chigas, George, “Consecration: Measuring the power of Buddha images, 1987,” Southeast Asian Digital Archive, accessed November 24, 2020, https://umlseada.omeka.net/items/show/436.

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