Bodhi leaf paintings

Bodhi tree, which is considered a sacred symbol of Buddhism, is seen in many places in the northern province of Ninh Binh. Locals use Bodhi leaves to make artistic paintings with spiritual meanings.

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Bodhi trees in Bai Dinh Pagoda, a famous spiritual landscape in Ninh Binh. (Photo: VNA)
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Folk artisans in Gia Vien District, Ninh Binh Province select hard, dark green Bodhi leaves with beautiful shapes to make leaf paintings. (Photo: VNA)
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The leaves are soaked in limewater. (Photo: VNA)
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Artisans clean the Bodhi leaves in a meticulous manner. (Photo: VNA)
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After being cleaned, Bodhi leaves are dried by the sunlight. (Photo: VNA)
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Bodhi leaves are dyed to create a bright yellow colour. (Photo: VNA)
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Artisans are making Bodhi leaf paintings at a workshop. (Photo: VNA)
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“Khat vong” (Aspiration) painting is made from Bodhi leaves. (Photo: VNA)
 
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Bodhi leaves with different colours, such as white, yellow, red, and orange, create brilliance for each picture. (Photo: VNA)
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A painting made from Bodhi leaves. (Photo: VNA)
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Painting “Dong Son bronze drum” is made from Bodhi leaves. (Photo: VNA)
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The picture "Buddha under the Bodhi tree" is made from thousands Bodhi leaves in combination with the bark of an ancient tree. (Photo: VNA)

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A 100-year-old communal house under Bodhi tree roots

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Get lost in the fairyland in Dia Tang Phi Lai Pagoda

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