When mentioned Tibetan religion, the dense nationality color and its mysterious atmosphere will appear in mind, giving people the feeling of mystery and dignity. In Tibetan culture, Buddhism is no doubt one of its most important elements in Tibet culture, and you will find Buddhist monks and nuns are wearing brown or saffron dye the robes. Explore Tibet Team, a professional Tibet travel agency, today introduces this particular vestment to you-Kasaya.
Kasaya is a patchwork outer vestment worn by a Buddhist monk and nuns, which is brown or saffron dyed robe. Buddhist Kasaya originated in India，and it was used as set of robes for the devotees of Gautama Buddha. The particular pattern of the Kasaya will remind you Asian rice field. Original Kasaya were made from discarded fabrics, by stitching these fabrics together, then can to form three rectangular pieces of cloth. These three rectangular pieces of cloth can fit over the body in a specific manner.
The Kasaya is called jiāshā In Chinese Buddhism. At first, the most common color of Kasaya was red. Later, the color of the robes can design to distinguish different monastics, just like the India did. The colors of the Chinese Buddhist monastic’s robes often can match different regions instead of any specific schools.
During the Tang Dynasty, the robes of Chinese Buddhist monastics typically were grayish-black. However, in Song Dynasty, the Chinese monks is typically wore red robes.
The long history and exotic religion allures more and more tourists every year. Explore Tibet Team, a professional Tibet travel agency, offers earnest invitation to you to Tibet.