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 him this because Siddharta Gautama (Buddha) has, according to tradition, meditated under such a tree and found it for enlightenment. The Bodhi Tree is often called 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.