On the occasion of the new year, visitors often want to send the heart into the sacred, wish the new year peace and luck. Famous spiritual destinations in Asia will suggest interesting stops in the early days of the year.
India: The sacred river
Trip to the “Buddhist holy” India in the early days of the year is often called pilgrimage or spiritual journey. Bathing on the Ganges is considered a sacred ritual looking to wash away all sin and receive good luck. At this time, when the weather is cool, locals begin to relax and party on the beaches.
The Taj Mahal is an indispensable destination when arriving in India in the early days of the year. This is the most beautiful tombs in the world. General / Tuoi Tre harmonious architecture of Persia, Hindu and Muslim. The 500-year-old monument represents the eternal love of King Shah Jahan for his wife, Queen Mumtaz Mahal.
The magic of the tomb is that each season and every hour of the day, tombs radiate different colors according to the intensity of sunlight. On the full moon night, the Taj Mahal is like a jewel in the middle of the night sky. Visitors are lucky to come here often say that not only is the trip “see gold” but also “see the jade”.
Thailand temple tower
Thailand is also known as the land of the pagoda because of the towering stupas and yellow jade monks. The ancient temples here have their own unique Buddhist style and architecture.
The most sacred and famous temple in Thailand and Asia is the Wat Phra Kaeo (Wat Phra Kaeo) in Bangkok. One of the three great kingdoms of Thailand is located at the corner of Bangkok Grand Palace, which forms the unified whole of the Great Palace.
The sacred Buddha statue is considered to be the most precious thing in the temple. Many people know that the Jade Buddha Temple is sacred. But few people know that this temple is also called Ho Quoc Pagoda from the time of the Chakri Dynasty and is the only temple without monks; which was built in 1784 as a place of worship of the Emerald Buddha, the royal rituals of Thailand, famous throughout Southeast Asia.
In the pagoda, in addition to the Jade Buddha, most of the tops are decorated in a pointed, peculiarly Thai architectural style. Each sharp pointer decorated porcelain color, gold luster … glistening beautifully. The corridor of the pagoda is most prominent when it is covered by a 1-kilometer long fresco, featuring 178 richly colored paintings and exquisite prints, taking the Ramayana epic in classic Indian literature as the theme.
Myanmar: According to the golden light in Yangon
Shwedagon Pagoda, or Golden Pagoda, is the most sacred temple and is also considered a symbol of Myanmar. It houses four sacred treasures for Buddhists including Shakyamuni Buddha’s 8th Shrine, a piece of Kashapa, the stick of the Buddha, the filter of Buddha’s water. Na Ham.
Shwedagon Pagoda is home to many valuable artifacts and the Shwedagon Pagoda itself is a treasure. The temple is beautifully situated on Singuttara Hill at an altitude that can observe the city of Yangon. Burmese people often walk around the temple tower clockwise. There are seven water tanks corresponding to seven planets and seven days a week. This is where the devotees often go to water the Buddha statue.
After each pilgrimage from Myanmar, many visitors will take small things to store or bring with them, as sacred objects meaning spiritual and luck to the keeper of it carefully.