VESAK FESTIVAL

                                              VESAK  FESTIVAL

Vesak  is  the  most  im portant  religous  festival  to buddhists. It  is held  in the  month of

may every uear. It marks three im  portant  events  in  the  life of  lord  buddha.  They

are  th  birth  the  enli  ghtenment  and  the  passingaway  of  lord. Buddha  we obserre

“sil”  on  this  day.  We  also  listen  to  serm  ons  and  other re  ligious  talks.  Wedecorate

our  houses  with  vesak  lanterns  and  ot her  decorotions.  We  also  illuminate  our

houses  with  goloured  bulbs.  Pandals  are  erected  at  public  places.  We  go  on 

pilgrimages  to  sacred  places.  All  thege  acts  purify  our  thoughts.S  peoial religi ous

progra  mmes  ares  are  implemented  too  areheld. Letus  live  happily  in peace  and

harmany   on this  im portant  day.

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