Shaolin Temple Solemnly Hosts the Dharma Assembly to Mark Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva’ s Enlightenment Day


August 5 in 2023 or the 19th day of the sixth lunar month is Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva’ s Enlightenment Day. On the occasion of special causes and conditions, China Songshan Shaolin Temple, the ancestral monastery of Chan sect and the holy land of Kungfu, held the dharma assembly to mark Bodhisattva’ s Enlightenment Day, including blessing, chanting, sacrifice offering and other Buddhist rituals, solemnly and majestically. The event was presided over by the great monk Shi Yongxin, abbot of Shaolin Temple.


Morning reciting for blessings


Offering sacrifice to Buddha


Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva 

The Ciyun Hall of Shaolin Temple (Also known as Guanyin Pavilion in which Thousand-Armed and Thousand-Eyed Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva with four faces honored)


Guanyin Bodhisattva’ s 12 great vows

The image of the thousand-armed and thousand-eyed Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva in Shaolin Temple


The Guanyin Hall in Shaolin Temple (the image of white jade Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva offered)

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