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Buddha Purnima celebrated in Bangladesh

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Buddha Purnima, the biggest religious festival of the Buddhists, falls on Baisakhi Purnima marks Gautama Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and Mahaparinirvana on the same day. Buddha Purnima was celebrated on Wednesday across Bangladesh with due religious fervour.

Marking the day, the Bangladesh Buddhist Federation organised a prarthana Sabha and a seminar to pay respect to Bhagwan Buddha at the International Buddhist Monastery, Dhaka. Buddhist devotees in large numbers gathered at the Monastery and offered their prayers by lighting the lamps and they also offered fruits, flowers and candles to the statue of Bhagwan Buddha.

A peace procession (Shanti Shova jatra) was organised by the Bangladesh Bouddh Sanskritik Parishad in front of the National Museum, Dhaka marking the Buddha Purnima.

In Cox’s Bazar, Buddha devotees took out peace rallies and processions from various Buddhist Vihars and Buddhapallis on Wednesday morning to celebrate the Buddha Purnima.

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