My mom has performed this Buddhist ceremony for all of my children on or near their first birthdays. She does it out of the great love that she has for her grandchildren. This was done back in January, but I am just now getting around to posting it.
First he sets a beautiful table with food as an offering to Buddha and her anscestors and prays that they will watch over the child.
On the table is sweet rice(orange), rice & beans, a whole chicken, and some fruit. There are also flowers, small water cups, and incense. The smoke from the incense represent the prayers rising up to heaven.(I think.)
Then Price got to choose from the items on this tray. Each item represents something about his future.
And Price will be...
A good looking writer!