Indonesia Buddhist Vesak Celebrations
sumaryanto bronto | May 20, 2008 at 08:23 amby
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Vesak is the holiest day in Buddhism and a season of special holy significance to all Buddhists around the world. Vesak Full Moon is the holiest of all the full moon days. On this day are celebrated the birth, the Enlightenment, and the death of the Buddha.
In Indonesia Vesak Day called Waisak, Thousands of Buddhist monks and followers meditate for the moment of Vesak at Borubudur temple and Mendut temple. Buddhists in Indonesia celebrate Vesak Day or 'The day of Buddha's birth, his enlightenment and his reaching of nirvana'. Buddhism is one of five official religions in the world largest Muslim populated nation.
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