Photo essay: Buddhists Around the World Celebrate Vesak

David Sim
May 13, 2014

A child drops coins into golden Buddha statues on Vesak Day at the Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. Buddhists across the world celebrate Vesak to honour the birth, enlightenment and passing of Lord Buddha 2,550 years ago

A child drops coins into golden Buddha statues on Vesak Day at the Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. Buddhists across the world celebrate Vesak to honour the birth, enlightenment and passing of Lord Buddha 2,550 years ago

Buddhists across the world are celebrating Vesak, usually called ‘Buddha’s birthday’, but actually marking the birth, enlightenment and death of Lord Buddha.

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