Photo of the Day: Minding Rituals

Photo by Raydon L. Reyes

Photo by Raydon L. Reyes

108 bronze bowls surround the giant Reclining Buddha statue in Wat Pho temple in Bangkok. These bowls represent the 108 auspicious characteristics of the true Buddha. The visitors drop coins into these bowls one by one, praying for good fortune and helping the monks maintain the temple in the process.

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