April 22, 2024

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Sri Lanka Vesak Day Celebration

Tens of thousands of worshipers flocked to Buddhist temples in Sri Lanka this Sunday to celebrate Vesak Day. This traditional festival commemorates the three major stages of the historical Buddha’s existence: his birth, his awakening and his death.

Over two-thirds of Sri Lankans’ 20 million are Buddhists.