Pic of my daughter Angelina taken in 2008 during Vesak Day
Then it occurred to me, after almost 5 years of being a Buddhist, I never really understand the meaning of bathing The Buddha ritual during Vesak Day. So I goggled it and below is one of the best explanation that I can relate to.
2. Bathing The Statue Of The Buddha Symbolizes Our Aspiration, Determination and Effort To Purify Our Body, Speech And Mind
3. Purification of The Body
No Sexual Misconduct
4. Purification of The Speech * No Lying * No Slander * No Harsh Speech * No Gossip
5. Purification of The Mind * No Covetousness * No Hatred * No Delusion
6. BATHING OF THE BUDDHA - Let us aspire to cleanse our mind of GREED, HATRED and DELUSION
For more explanation, please click HERE.