Did Buddhists have to wear special clothes?
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Buddhists wear what everyone else wears in the country they live in. I wear jeans and shorts, my kids dressed like all other teens. Monks and nuns have various styles of robes… they wear depending on their particular leanings. Also this can vary by country. If you type in the Dali Lama in Google or Yahoo etc, you will find pictures of him and get a good idea of what Tibetan Monks wear. But the average Joe like you and I wear regular everyday clothes. Answer Clothing in Mahayana Buddhism: Monks and nuns usually wear grey or brown robes in their daily life, there are robes of various thickness for both summer and winter. During ceremonies they wear a black robe and a brown robe above that. The orange-yellow saffron should be worn only by enlightened masters, but unfortunately lots of people started wearing them, even novices. Lay Buddhist can also wear Buddhist clothing, which is usually quite plain, one colored clothing, often simply black. During ceremonies they either wear normal clothes, but if they have already taken refuge (and five precepts), they also wear a black robe. If they even accepted the Bodhisattva vows, they also wear a brown robe above that. Answer Buddhists wear robes of an orange-yellow colour called saffron and do not wear shoes Answer Buddhists wear brownish tannish cloaks and are bald and usually mean peace. Answer A Buddhist conforms to the clothing styles of whatever country he lives in. In North America this could range from three piece business suits to a tee shirt and cut offs. Buddhism is way of life not a fashion statement. Some monks and lamas wear traditional robes, others golf shirts and slacks. If the question were "What do Christians wear?" the answer would not be "The men all wear black suits with white collars and large crosses and the women wear black habits with white wimples and large crosses." As an experiment go to the nearest Buddhist Temple. Staff may wear distinctive uniforms, just like clergy at any church, but the folks coming and going will look much like everyone else in your city - that is for both ethnicity and clothing.
Most wear a simple brown robe and ordinary sandals. Most will shave the crown of their heads and most are vegetarians . x x x x x x
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It depends. Monks and Nuns wear robes. The colors used are traditional depending upon the order they belong to. Lay-people, like me, wear whatever we want, but many of us try …not to wear trendy or flashy clothes, to avoid the problem with clinging to others' acceptance, which would be a form of desire. Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/What_clothes_do_buddhist_wear#ixzz1oeSMExdu .
Most people who's religion is Buddhism, have baggy clothes in many different colours & patterns Answer: There is no Buddhist "uniform". Buddhists dress in a manner consis…tent with the norms of the location in which they live. In America this might be jeans and hoodies, in Scotland even kilts and at nudist camps nothing at all. Assuming that there is a Buddhist uniform is like thinking that all Christians wear black suits with clerical collars.
It depends. Monks and Nuns wear robes. The colors used are traditional depending upon the order they belong to. Lay people, like me, wear whatever we want, but many of us try …not to wear trendy or flash clothes to avoid the problem with clinging to others acceptance which would be a form of desire.
they wear English Buddhist clothes Answer: With the exception of some Buddhist priests, monks and lamas Buddhists wear the clothing typical of their country. Scots Buddhist…s might wear kilts, firefighting Buddhists raincoats and rubber boots, astronaut Buddhist would wear space suits, nudist Buddhists nothing at all. So in England they might wear anything from cricket uniforms to blue jeans and hoodies.
No. With the exception of some of the lamas and monks Buddhists blend in with the clothing styles of the cultures and countries where they live.
Yes ithink its for praying they wear a special robe with a sash
Householders can wear casual clothes. Monks and nuns, however, areexpected to wear robes.
Buddhists in SIngapore tend to dress like everyone else in Singapore. But then, wherever Buddhists are they tend to dress like othes in their local culture -blue jeans in the …USA, saris in India, and nothing at all at nudist camps. The only exception may be monks or lamas ... but even then they are often seen in "normal" clothes
\nBuddhists can wear any clothes, but monks must wear robes.
Many Mahayana Buddhists wear colourful yet simple robes. These are quite impractical but they depict their dedication to the Buddhist religion. Mainly monks wear these robes, …but some very religious Buddhists wear the robes without being monks. The colours of the robes depend on their status in monk society.
When they are observing sil, a religious event in the Buddhist calendar.
they wear simple plain robes so that it doesn't make them want the latest fashion, craving for something is suffering which results in not using the right thought.
In Buddhism,there are no any laws.TraditinallyAny light colored clothes which do not show body to outside unnecessarily are worn.