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They celebrated in Buenos Aires the Vesak with the bathing of the Buddha

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The ceremony took forward the great Buddhist Master Miao Yuan and was present Ambassador Huang Lien-sheng, Director General of Trade and Cultural Office in Taipei in Argentina besides Taiwan government representative

Coinciding with the celebration of the Revolution of May 1810 in Chinatown (Belgrano) commemorated the 2558 birth of Buddha. Under the auspices of Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery in Argentina was carried out Vesak ceremony, also called Buddha bathing. On a pleasant evening and the spirit of brotherhood among peoples, a festival involving anticipated tango dancers, musicians and local and international singers, including the performance of Marta Fort stood was performed.

The impeccable driving Carlos Lin and collaboration of Antonio Chang served to familiarize participants with each of the details of the ceremony in which the birth Sakyamuri Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama) commemorates 2558 years ago. The idea is to use the bath water to clean the Buddha within, that is, to purify the body and mind to bathe the Buddha. First on the right shoulder, then the left and finally in the back. Not without forgeting to order 3 wishes. The picturesque Dragon Dance and Lion was performed traditional dances from China, danced tango champions scenario Guido Palacios and Florencia Zarate Castilla. Finally they sang the lovely twins Twins Wu and Martha Fort. Led the ceremony the Director of Cultural and Trade Office Taipei, Ambassador Huang Lien-sheng and the great Buddhist Master Miao Yuan.

traslation: Belén Zapata