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15 May 2019- Hair shaving

Hair shaving for monks/ novice:

Hair shaving for all the participants who would be ordaining as monks and novice was conducted by Kubah on 15 May 2019. Here are the pictures of some of the participants:

Hair shaving for Wesak day

Hair shaving for Wesak day

Hair shaving for Wesak day

Hair shaving for Wesak day

Hair shaving for Wesak day

Hair shaving for nuns

Khun Mae shaved the hair of 9 ladies. Here are some of the pictures:

Hair shaving for Buddhist nuns

Hair shaving for Buddhist nuns

Hair shaving for Buddhist nuns

Bathing using turmeric powder

After hair shaving, the participants who are going to ordain as monks are seated according to seniority in age.

Bathing in turmeric before monks ordination
Bathing in turmeric before monks ordination
Lay male preceptors help to rub turmeric powder (mixed with water) on the face, body, arms and legs.
Bathing in turmeric before monks ordinationThe bathing in turmeric powder symbolises the leaving of the lay life and beginning of a new life as a ordained person.
Bathing in turmeric before monks ordination

Going through the ordination scripting

Kubah would guide the participants on the ordination scripting. The participants would gather and practice together in a group.

 

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