The Vesak Day, 2019

by Katrina Ardiyani June. 12, 2019 279 views

The biggest ceremony is held every year in Borobudur temple, Magelang (Central Java - Indonesia), for about a week. The ceremony is closed with a lantern festive, a symbol of sending our prays and worships above.

Monks and Buddists

Monks and Buddists

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Lee Santiva 1 year, 8 months ago

Thank you for sharing! it brought back great memories of when I was there at Borobudur for Vesak in 1996.

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Katrina Ardiyani Replied to Lee Santiva 1 year, 8 months ago

Thank You.  indeed it was beautiful.  I went to the festive twice.  I heard a rumour that our government is considering to end the lantern festive to protect the temple (not the ceremony) so maybe this would be the last one.

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