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Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle

This week, share with us your photos of twinkling light.

It has been a while since I last saw these photos in my archives. I took these photos during Wesak Day in May in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur.  62 more words


Buddha's Birthday or Wesak Day

Last Tuesday in KL we celebrated Wesak Day or the Buddha’s birthday and it was brilliant to discover how cool this festival was!
It all starts in Brickfields where the largest Buddhist temple and association is, at the MahaVihara. 222 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Work Of Art

Wesak or Vesak Day is a holiday observed traditionally by Buddhists in many countries all over the world. It is sometimes called “Buddha’s Birthday” as it commemorates the birth and enlightenment of Buddha. 93 more words


Wesak day, candle-light procession

Every year, Sis & I will join the Wesak light procession.

We can enjoy the beauty of each float, how much effort and time that the devotees are taken to beautify and decorate the float. 344 more words


Is wishing "Happy Wesak" a display of misunderstanding the Buddha's message?

Well-meaning people all around the world are wishing their Buddhist friends and acquaintances a Happy Wesak.

The conventional wisdom is that Buddhists should be happy as they joyously celebrate the birthday, Enlightenment and death more than two millennia ago of one Siddharta Gautama, the “founder” of Buddhism. 408 more words

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