What exactly is the aim of the image consecration ritual

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What exactly is the aim of the image consecration ritual

Post by Marshery » Tue Feb 05, 2013 3:00 am

What exactly is the aim of the image consecration ritual in Theravada?

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Re: What exactly is the aim of the image consecration ritual

Post by cooran » Tue Feb 05, 2013 3:52 am

Hello Marshery,

This post by Ajahn Gavesako in a previous thread (and some of the other posts) may be of use:

Becoming the Buddha:
The Ritual of Image Consecration in Thailand
Donald K. Swearer
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.ph ... 15#p196877" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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