The reenactment captures the essence of what is seen on the Moon. With Mara's face masking that of the Buddha face, the gesture of Buddha pointing his finger at the Moon seems to confirm the origins of the Bhavachakra (Wheel of Life). Perhaps this is exactly what Gautama Buddha wanted all humans to see and for us to discover much more about the meaning and purpose of our life.
|Mara and his demonic forces attacking Buddha.|
Wall painting inside the Wat Prathat Doi Suthep Temple in
Chiang Mai, Thailand