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Our very own Yuletide Parade! Ho Ho Ho!!
Ok folks, come one, come all! Give us your angle on (anti) Christmas cheer as practised in your household!
This is Christmas 2020... I'll post this year's later in the thread, by way of comparison. We're big on trees, in my family!
Well, what I did in years past was a kind of mini-Christmas… on a very modest scale… this was the 2018 edition on my windowsill.
Great idea @Jeroen! I will buy a Christmas hat and put it on my Buddha statue together with a few items as you did
The little figures were from a box of ornaments to hang in your Christmas tree, that’s why they all have a loop of thin cord attached. I think I got it as a present at some point.
Put my tree up a few days ago and told the kids to decorate it.
But they’ve avoided it so far for some reason.
They’re more excited about the new FNAF game coming out on Dec 16 I think.
Maybe my Xmas apathy is starting to rub off on them 😂
Well, that's.... festive....
Beautiful scrolls @bunks, very nice!
Yes! My friend in China sent them to me
That must be one of the most beautiful home shrines I've seen!
I will share my tree soon. It is a family custom that my sister puts it up and I do not wish to usurp that from her!
When I bought this home I noted this little alcove in the living room. Interestingly, when I face the scrolls I am facing directly West (the direction of the Pure Land).
It was meant to be
My tree should be up by tomorrow evening. I'd like to keep it more simple, yet stylish. You panel of unofficial judges can decide if I achieve my aim...
We wouldn’t dare to judge, fede. At most we might make modest suggestions.
...Is the right answer....
That’s a pretty nice Christmas tree, is it real or artificial?
It's artificial. I prefer to leave real ones in the ground...
Our Tree for this year. I had ambitious plans to construct an elaborate shrine featuring a large ceramic Bodhisattva and some of my wife's extensive collection of nativity figurines, but in the end failed to muster the energy to move the Bodhisattva from its present location, let alone to exhume the figurines from their boxes in the attic.
She’s a beauty….