Preparing for Vesak

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Three Bikkhunis preparing lanterns to celebrate this year’s Vesak in a temple at Kirindiwela. Vesak is observed traditionally by Buddhists all around the world to commemorate the birth, enlightenment (nirvāna) and death (Parinirvāna) of Gautama Buddha. Pix by Kushan Pathiraja


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  • Yehiya Thursday, 23 May 2013 12:00 PM

    Colourful Sri lanka.


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