May 07, 2020

Vesak Poya observed today

Vesak Poya, the most significant event in the Buddhist calendar is celebrated by believers across the world today.

The festival commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and death of the Buddha.

Vesak is also a time to reflect on the Lord Buddha’s teachings and what it means to be Buddhist.

On Vesak, devout Buddhists and followers alike assemble in temples and engage in various religious observances.

However amidst the coronavirus outbreak, this year the public has been asked to engage in religious observances at their homes.