At that moment, I raise the wind horse, not for begging, just waiting for your arrival.
On that day, with my eyes closed, I suddenly heard your prayer in the mist of the sutra temple.
That month, I turn all the tube, not for the salvation, only to touch your fingertips.
That year, I prostrated myself on the mountain path, not to make my presentation, but to keep warm with you.
That generation, I pilgrimage the mountains and spinning Lake, not to repair the afterlife, only to meet you on the way.
It is very common to turn mountains and rivers in Tibet. Many people do not understand why Tibetan people will try their best to turn mountains again and again… It’s all about faith.
What is pilgrimage the mountains?
Pilgrimage the mountains is the ritual of walking around the spiritual mountain repeatedly. It is the most pious way to worship the sacred mountain. Tibetans believe that suffering provides a cleansing of the body and mind. Those who turn mountains must give up their personal desires and only pray for others.
It is said that according to the interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism, turning the sacred mountain once can wash away SINS of a lifetime. Turning ten times can save you from suffering from hell in the cycle of five hundred, and turning 108 times can become a Buddha in this world. Tibetan Buddhism and Hinduism turn the mountain clockwise.
Every year or even every day, there will be believers turning mountains and waters to turn the pagoda, especially when the Tibetan calendar year of horse, all sacred mountains in Tibetan areas are crowded, it is said that because the Buddha sakyamuni is a horse, the year of horse turns the mountain one circle is equivalent to other years turn the mountain 13 circles, and the most effective and cumulative long merit.
Why do Tibetans like pilgrimage the mountains?
This is the act of pilgrimage, which has a long history. Buddhist tibetans firmly believe that pilgrimage can purge SINS from previous lives, add endless virtues and virtues, and finally break out of reincarnation and ascend to bliss. Therefore, there are always countless people, in their unique way of kowtowing between heaven and earth, trudging towards the holy land.
This is a mysterious land — the history that has been interpreted in this land is almost not written down, or can not be translated after written down, and the customs and characters formed by people based on history for thousands of years are related to the cultural blood of Tibet.