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First Vesak in Toronto (1981) Reaches the Office of US President Obama

By Professor Suwanda H. J. Sugunasiri

It was with a tinge of nostalgia that I read the Vesak greetings of President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry. 1,709 more words


Vesak Celebration 2016 - Vesak Meditation Day

by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni

Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage conducted a Vesak Meditation Day on Saturday, 21st May 2016 to celebrate the birth, enlightenment and the passing away of the Buddha. 307 more words


Một đống đền ở Yogyakarta

Lý do mình đi Yogyakarta rất đơn giản: chưa đi Indonesia bao giờ + Borobudur. Borobudur là đền thờ Phật giáo lớn nhất trên thế giới. 1,727 more words

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Magical Tangled Experience

Have you seen Tangled? Remember the lanterns scene? It was so magical to experience it by yourself!

Buddhists celebrate their holy day on May 22 this year, it is called Vesak Day. 40 more words

A Vesak Pandol (Through A Child’s Eyes)

Bulbs in bursts of light
From a larger than life edifice
Where they fire in sequence
Around a solitary figure
– Legs crossed and meditating… 50 more words


Happy Birthday Buddha!

planted in plastic tubes   hope   coming into leaf

broom   nothing but an explosion of custard yellow

yachts in full sail   the swans glide   2 white  5 grey… 94 more words