Friday, April 13, 2012
The order of worship in a Teravada Buddhist temple is first the 'Chathya' containing the holy relics. Next the sacred 'Bo' Tree under which the Sakyamuni attained Buddhahood and lastly the statue of Lord Buddha.
The 'Chaithya' - 'Saaririka'
The sacred 'Bo Tree' - 'Paaribhogika'
The image representing Lord Buddha - 'Uddhesika'