• B-Myth

    What is Kathina?

    Every year around the month of October, Kathina ceremony will appear among most of the Buddhist community. And this is the first time I read through the history of Kathina. According to Buddha’s guidelines for Vassa, monks shouldn’t travel during the rainy season as they may unintentionally harm crops and insects during their journey. As such, the monks had to stop for Vassa. Vassa, is three month retreat that still practicing by the Theravada monks until now. During Vassa, The bhikkhus passed their time together and practicing Dhamma. On the end of Vassa, the Buddha given the monks by demonstrating a way to practice sharing and generosity by providing task of…