Around 2,000 monks, nuns taken abhishekha at Bouddhanath
Kathmandu, March 11: Around two thousand monks and nuns have taken abhishekha, the ritual of being sprinkled with holy water, at Bouddhanath Monastery today, wishing for the welfare of all creatures in the world.
The abhishekha was offered to the monks and nuns associated to the Mahayana, a Buddhist sect, to further encourage them in the humanitarian activities. The Ama Yangri Hyalmo Bouddha Association organized the rite as per the Buddhist faith.
Buddhist Guru Captcha Meme Ngawang Tenzin Lama offered the abhishekha and urged the participants to devote themselves to god by spreading the teachings of the Buddha, Buddhist literature and philosophy in the society as well as to peace and humanitarian services.
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