Myanmar bodhi tree candle
© Omar Sayami


In the evening candles are lit in a Bodhi tree at Pa Auk Monastery.

The name means "tree of awakening". Buddhists call it that because Siddharta Gautama (Buddha), according to tradition, meditated under such a tree and found enlightenment. The Bodhi tree is often called the Buddha tree | Myanmar

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  1. Beautiful composition.
    It’s these cultural details, of the various peoples of the world, that I never tire of seeing and learning.