Today is Wesak day, a day to commemorate the birth, enlightenment, and passing away of Buddha- our great master in life.
During this day, you can see many Buddhists paying respect to Buddha in monasteries. Sometimes, we might hear people mention, “Wesak day Buddhist”. People address themselves as Buddhist and they are only showing face during Wesak day. What a waste! Why not be a Buddhist who understand the teaching of Buddha?
Sometimes, you might see people bringing some fruits to monasteries and pray to Buddha by keep murmuring, “Buddha, please bless me with wealth, fame, power, strike lottery, happiness in my family, long life, filial piety of my children, everything in my life goes smooth…..”
It’s similar to a barter trade that “I give you fruits, in return, please give me………” and let’s contemplate about Buddha’s life…
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